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

1 sense of magnetic core

Sense 1
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core -- ((computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit")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)

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