- the tough central part of various fruits, containing the seeds；the part of something that is central to its existence or character
- remove the tough central part and seeds from (a fruit)
noun: core, plural noun: cores
- 1. the tough central part of various fruits, containing the seeds a pineapple core
- 2. the part of something that is central to its existence or character the plan has the interests of children at its core managers can concentrate on their core activities 同義詞
- ▪ an important or unchanging group of people forming the central part of a larger body a flexible core of permanent employees
- 3. the dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel–iron inner part of the earth. 同義詞
- ▪ the central part of a nuclear reactor, which contains the fissile material.
- ▪ a tiny ring of magnetic material used in a computer memory to store one bit of data, now superseded by semiconductor memories.
- ▪ the inner strand of an electric cable or rope.
- ▪ the muscles of the torso, especially the lower back and abdominal area, which assist in the maintenance of good posture, balance, etc. nothing will strengthen your core like balancing a heavy barbell on your back or lifting one off the floor the core muscles of the abdomen
- ▪ a piece of soft iron forming the centre of an electromagnet or an induction coil.
- ▪ an internal mould filling a space to be left hollow in a casting bronzes that have been cast using a clay core
- ▪ a cylindrical sample of rock, ice, or other material obtained by boring with a hollow drill.
- ▪ a piece of flint from which flakes or blades have been removed.
- 4. denoting or relating to a figure for inflation that excludes certain items, chiefly food and energy, that are subject to sudden and temporary price fluctuations core inflation was up 2.3 percent over the 12 month period
- 1. remove the tough central part and seeds from (a fruit) peel and core the pears