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1. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] a small group of indispensable persons or things.

Synonyms

  • cadre
  • core group
  • nucleus

Antonyms

  • rejection
  • outward
  • ambiversion
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word core


1. Noun, singular or mass
You want to remove only the core so you have all of the flesh left.

2. Adjective
But softer surfaces also demand more core stability.

Quotes containing the word core


1. Outside of the cross of Jesus Christ, there is no hope in this world. That cross and resurrection at the core of the Gospel is the only hope for humanity. Wherever you go, ask God for wisdom on how to get that Gospel in, even in the toughest situations of life.
- Ravi Zacharias

2. Apple Computer would not have reached its current peak of success if it had feared to roll the dice and launch products that didn't always hit the mark. In the mid-1990s, the company was considered washed up, Steve Jobs had departed, and a string of lackluster product launches unrelated to the company's core business.
- Naveen Jain

3. So many people grew up with challenges, as I did. There weren't always happy things happening to me or around me. But when you look at the core of goodness within yourself - at the optimism and hope - you realize it comes from the environment you grew up in.
- Sonia Sotomayor

2. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] the center of an object.

Synonyms

  • center
  • centre
  • corn cob
  • midpoint

Antonyms

  • extraversion
  • cowardice
  • non-volatile storage
  • nonvolatile storage

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] the central part of the Earth.

Synonyms

  • center
  • midpoint

Antonyms

  • meaninglessness
  • insignificance
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • centre
  • sum
  • hypostasis
  • nitty-gritty
  • center
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • meat
  • quiddity
  • nub
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • substance
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • activator

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill.

Antonyms

  • insignificant

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. core

verb. ['ˈkɔr'] remove the core or center from.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • core out

Antonyms

  • export
  • discharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil.

Synonyms

  • bar

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place.

Synonyms

  • reactor
  • nuclear reactor

Antonyms

  • pull
  • empty
  • loss

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. core

noun. ['ˈkɔr'] (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories.

Synonyms

  • read/write memory
  • toroid
  • magnetic core
  • random memory
  • random access memory
  • RAM
  • magnetic core memory
  • torus
  • core memory

Antonyms

  • infield
  • peripheral
  • right
  • left

Etymology

  • core (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. CORE

noun. an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality.

Synonyms

  • NGO
  • nongovernmental organization
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