core core  /ˈkɔr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small group of indispensable persons or things
  2. (n) the center of an object
  3. (n) the central part of the Earth
  4. (n) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  5. (n) a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill
  6. (n) an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
  7. (n) the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
  8. (n) (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories
  9. (n) the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place
  10. (n) a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
  11. (v) remove the core or center from

Usage(s):

  1. With the exception of luxury travel, core millennials are more interested than core boomers in owning or using all luxury products and services asked about.
  2. Hard-core gamers like it because it's got decent graphics and a great online service and it's developer-friendly, so there are lots of good games for it.
  3. These were hard-core shorts, 10 to 20 mins.

News

  1. Japan Core Machine Orders Drop 8.8% On Month In April

    Core machine orders in Japan plunged a seasonally adjusted 8.8 percent on month in April to 723.3 billion yen, the Cabinet Office said on Wednesday - falling for just the second time in seven months.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: RTT News

  2. Core Services Announces Michael Rulf as Chief Technical Officer

    SOMERSET, N.J., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Services Corporation ("Core Services"), an Oracle Platinum Partner and OAUG Three Star Partner, is delighted to announce that Michael Rulf has ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. CORE Security Completes Integration with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator

    CORE Security®, a leading provider of predictive security intelligence solutions, today announced it has completed McAfee Compatibility testing by integrating its CORE Insight® Enterprise with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator .
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Word of the Day
amalgamation amalgamation
/ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən /