Meaning of CORE in English

CORE

noun a hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.

2. core ·noun a miner's underground working time or shift.

3. core ·vt to form by means of a core, as a hole in a casting.

4. core ·noun a disorder of sheep occasioned by worms in the liver.

5. core ·noun a body of individuals; an assemblage.

6. core ·noun the center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square.

7. core ·noun the bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals.

8. core ·noun the most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject.

9. core ·vt to take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an apple.

10. core ·add. ·noun a mass of iron, usually made of thin plates, upon which the conductor of an armature or of a transformer is wound.

11. core ·noun the heart or inner part of a thing, as of a column, wall, rope, of a boil, ·etc.; especially, the central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds; as, the core of an apple or quince.

12. core ·noun the prtion of a mold which shapes the interior of a cylinder, tube, or other hollow casting, or which makes a hole in or through a casting; a part of the mold, made separate from and inserted in it, for shaping some part of the casting, the form of which is not determined by that of the pattern.

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