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  Words related to core

Related / Similar Words: kernel, substance, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty, effect, burden, nucleus, core group, Congress of Racial Equality, CORE

 

Definition:
  • a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil;
  • the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place;
  • 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";
  • the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work;
  • a small group of indispensable persons or things; "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program";
  • an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality;
  • the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core";
  • the central part of the Earth;
  • a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill;
  • remove the core or center from; "core an apple";

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    Hyponyms: magnetic core, bare bones, hypostasis, quiddity, haecceity, quintessence, stuff, cadre, corncob

     

    Part Meronyms: magnet, nuclear reactor, reactor

     

    Derivational Morphology: summate

     

    Anagrams: cero

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: kern   Estonian: tuum  
    Finnish: ydin   French: centre  
    German: Kerngehäuse   Hebrew: ליבה  
    Italian: nucleo   Japanese:  
    Korean:   Latvian: serde  
    Romanian: miez   Russian: ядро  
    Serbian: jezgro   Spanish: alma  
    Swedish: kärna  
     
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