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KK Pronunciation

〔 kor,kɒr 〕


〔 kɒː 〕

Overview of noun core

The noun core has 10 senses

  • core, nucleus, core group -- (a small group of indispensable persons or things; "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program")

  • core -- (the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core")

  • core -- (the central part of the Earth)

  • kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty -- (the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story")

  • core -- (a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill)

  • Congress of Racial Equality, CORE -- (an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality)

  • effect, essence, burden, core, gist -- (the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work)

  • core, magnetic core -- ((computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit")

  • core -- (the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place)

  • core -- (a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil)

Overview of verb core

The verb core has 1 sense

  • core -- (remove the core or center from; "core an apple")