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CORE British & World English

(In the US) Congress of Racial Equality

core British & World English

The tough central part of various fruits, containing the seeds

-core British & World English

Denoting types of rock or dance music, typically those with an aggressive or extreme style

core English Thesaurus

they plan to harness the heat from the earth's core

air core British & World English

An air-filled space forming the central core of a transformer, coil, etc. Chiefly attributive, designating a device having such a core, as opposed to a solid core of magnetic material.

ice core British & World English

A cylinder of ice drilled out of a glacier or ice sheet (especially one in a polar region), typically analysed to obtain information about atmospheric change over time.

red core British & World English

A disease of strawberries caused by the fungus Phytophthora fragariae, which causes the roots to rot off from the tip upwards, the central part being often stained a deep red.

to the core British & World English

To the depths of one’s being

core dump British & World English

A dump of the contents of main memory, carried out typically as an aid to debugging

core time British & World English

The central part of the working day in a flexitime system, when an employee must be present

hard core British & World English

The most active, committed, or doctrinaire members of a group or movement

hard-core English Thesaurus

a hard-core following

piston core British & World English

A core of underwater sediment obtained with a piston core sampler.

apple core British & World English

The tough central part of an apple, containing the seeds

core asset British & World English

An asset of an enterprise considered to be essential to its success

core French British & World English

(In Canada) a program of French instruction in English-speaking schools

core value British & World English

A principle or belief that a person or organization views as being of central importance

ferrite core British & World English

A magnetic core made of ferrite.

prepared core British & World English

A core of flint which has been pre-shaped so that a single final blow will detach a single large flake from which a tool can be made.

core workout British & World English

An exercise session that strengthens the muscles of the torso, especially the lower back and abdominal area

core competency British & World English

A defining capability or advantage that distinguishes an enterprise from its competitors

core stability British & World English

The capacity of the muscles of the torso to assist in the maintenance of good posture, balance, etc., especially during movement

piston core sampler British & World English

An underwater core sampler consisting of a long weighted cylinder containing at its lower end a piston attached to the lowering cable, devised so that when the cylinder enters the bottom sediments under its own weight the descent of the piston is arrested, and the resulting partial vacuum inside the cylinder causes the pressure of the water to force it further into the sediment.

to the core in core British & World English

To the depths of one’s being

emo British & World English

A style of rock music resembling punk but having more complex arrangements and lyrics that deal with more emotional subjects

normcore British & World English

A style of dressing that involves the deliberate choice of unremarkable or unfashionable casual clothes

soft-core in soft British & World English

(Of pornography) suggestive or erotic but not explicit

noisecore British & World English

A type of rock music derived from hardcore punk, characterized by the use of loud distorted guitar and feedback

loungecore British & World English

Easy-listening music

multicore British & World English

(Especially of an electric cable) containing multiple cores