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Definition of Core

Core

  1. A body of individuals; an assemblage.
  2. A miner's underground working time or shift.
  3. A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.
  4. 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.
  5. The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square.
  6. The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject.
  7. 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.
  8. A disorder of sheep occasioned by worms in the liver.
  9. The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals.
  10. To take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an apple.
  11. To form by means of a core, as a hole in a casting.
  12. A mass of iron, usually made of thin plates, upon which the conductor of an armature or of a transformer is wound.

Core Quotations

Don't underestimate the power of your vision to change the world. Whether that world is your office, your community, an industry or a global movement, you need to have a core belief that what you contribute can fundamentally change the paradigm or way of thinking about problems.
Leroy Hood

The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.
Christopher McCandless

Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
Hannah Arendt

Tennis takes care of everything. It requires agility and quickness to get to the ball, core strength to get power into your shorts and stamina to last for an entire match. In addition to toning your arms and shoulders, it's a total body workout for your legs and abs, and works your heart and core unlike any other sport.
Samantha Stosur

Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey. - Henri Nouwen
Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey.
Henri Nouwen
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Core Translations

core in Afrikaans is pit
core in Dutch is kern, pit
core in Finnish is ydin
core in French is noyau
core in German is Magnetkern, Innenteil, Kern
core in Hungarian is magtok, mag, vminek a belseje, vminek a magja
core in Italian is nucleare
core in Norwegian is kjerne
core in Swedish is ledare
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