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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil; The chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place;

Usage examples (36)
  • The magnetic field of the Earth is generated in its molten iron core.
  • core an apple
  • Five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program
  • A city with people living in the core is a better city. for more
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  • Some people think the Marine "Corps" (a large or specialized military unit) is the "core" (the center or mainstay of any organization or system) of our armed forces.
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