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English Dictionary: core by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
core
n
  1. a small group of indispensable persons or things; "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program"
    Synonym(s): core, nucleus, core group
  2. the center of an object; "the ball has a titanium core"
  3. the central part of the Earth
  4. 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"
    Synonym(s): kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty- gritty
  5. a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill
  6. an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
    Synonym(s): Congress of Racial Equality, CORE
  7. the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
    Synonym(s): effect, essence, burden, core, gist
  8. (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"
    Synonym(s): core, magnetic core
  9. the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place
  10. a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
v
  1. remove the core or center from; "core an apple"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Core \Core\, n. (Elec.)
      A mass of iron, usually made of thin plates, upon which the
      conductor of an armature or of a transformer is wound.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Cor \Cor\ (k[ocir]r), n. [Heb. k[omac]r.]
      A Hebrew measure of capacity; a homer. [Written also {core}.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Core \Core\ (k[omac]r), n. [F. corps. See {Corps}.]
      A body of individuals; an assemblage. [Obs.]
  
               He was in a core of people.                     --Bacon.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Core \Core\, n. [Cf. {Chore}.] (Mining.)
      A miner's underground working time or shift. --Raymond.
  
      Note: The twenty-four hours are divided into three or four
               cores.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Core \Core\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cord} (k?rd); p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Coring}.]
      1. To take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an
            apple.
  
                     He's likee a corn upon my great toe . . . he must be
                     cored out.                                          --Marston.
  
      2. To form by means of a core, as a hole in a casting.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Core \Core\, n. [Heb. k[omac]r: cf. Gr. ko`ros.]
      A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer. --Num. xi. 32 (Douay
      version).

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Core \Core\, n. [OF. cor, coer, cuer, F. c[oe]ur, fr. L. cor
      heart. See {Heart}.]
      1. 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.
  
                     A fever at the core, Fatal to him who bears, to all
                     who ever bore.                                    --Byron.
  
      2. The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the
            core of a square. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh.
  
      3. The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the
            core of a subject.
  
      4. (Founding) 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.
  
      5. A disorder of sheep occasioned by worms in the liver.
            [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
  
      6. (Anat.) The bony process which forms the central axis of
            the horns in many animals.
  
      {Core box} (Founding), a box or mold, usually divisible, in
            which cores are molded.
  
      {Core print} (Founding), a projecting piece on a pattern
            which forms, in the mold, an impression for holding in
            place or steadying a core.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Core, WV
      Zip code(s): 26529

From Jargon File (4.2.0, 31 JAN 2000) [jargon]:
   core n.   Main storage or RAM.   Dates from the days of
   ferrite-core memory; now archaic as techspeak most places outside
   IBM, but also still used in the Unix community and by old-time
   hackers or those who would sound like them.   Some derived idioms are
   quite current; `in core', for example, means `in memory' (as opposed
   to `on disk'), and both {core dump} and the `core image' or `core
   file' produced by one are terms in favor.   Some varieties of
   Commonwealth hackish prefer {store}.
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   core
  
      1. {Main memory} or {RAM}.   This term dates from the
      days of {ferrite core memory}; now archaic most places outside
      {IBM}, but also still used in the {Unix} community and by
      old-time {hackers} or those who would sound like them.
  
      Some derived idioms are quite current; "in core", for example,
      means "in memory" ({paged in}, as opposed to "on disk", {paged
      out}), and both {core dump} and the "core image" or "core
      file" produced by one are terms in favour.   Some varieties of
      Commonwealth hackish prefer {store}.
  
      [{Jargon File}]
  
      (1995-03-03)
  
      2. An {integrated circuit} design, usually for a
      {microprocessor}, which includes only the {CPU} and which is
      intended to form part of a complete circuit design which
      incorporates other circuits on the same chip such as {cache},
      {memory management unit}, I/O ports and timers.
  
      The {ARM6}, {ARM7} and {ARM8} are examples.
  
      3. A varient on {kernel} as used to describe
      features built into a language as opposed to those provided by
      {libraries}.
  
      (1995-03-03)
  
  
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