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Main Entry: 1core
Pronunciation: k()r, k()r
Function: noun 1: a central or most important part 2: the usually inedible central part of some fruits (as a pineapple or apple) 3: a part removed from the interior of a mass especially to find out the interior composition or a hidden condition <took a core of rock> 4 a: a mass of iron used to concentrate and strengthen the magnetic field resulting from a current in a surrounding coil b: the memory of a computer 5: the central part of the earth having different properties from those of the surrounding parts; also: the central part of a heavenly body 6: an arrangement of studies that brings together material from subjects that are usually taught separately 7: the place in a nuclear reactor where fission takes place