Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun core

10 senses of core

Sense 1
core, nucleus, core group -- (a small group of indispensable persons or things; "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program")
       => set -- (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth")

Sense 2
core -- (the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core")
       => center, centre, midpoint -- (a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure)

Sense 3
core -- (the central part of the Earth)
       => center, centre, midpoint -- (a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure)

Sense 4
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")
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

Sense 5
core -- (a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill)
       => sample -- (all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class)

Sense 6
Congress of Racial Equality, CORE -- (an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality)
       => nongovernmental organization, NGO -- (an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government)

Sense 7
effect, essence, burden, core, gist -- (the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work)
       => meaning, significance, signification, import -- (the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous")

Sense 8
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core -- ((computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit")
       => torus, toroid -- (a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle)

Sense 9
core -- (the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place)
       => chamber -- (a natural or artificial enclosed space)

Sense 10
core -- (a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil)
       => bar -- (a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb core

1 sense of core

Sense 1
core -- (remove the core or center from; "core an apple")
       => hollow, hollow out, core out -- (remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk")

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