Definition of CORES

noun : CORES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) the central part of the Earth ;

  • 5. (

    ) a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill ;

  • 8. (

    ) (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place ;

  • 10. (

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

verb : CORES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) remove the core or center from; "core an apple" ;


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