Synonyms for core

Synonyms for (noun) core

Synonyms: core

Definition: a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil

Similar words: bar

Definition: a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon

Usage: there were bars in the windows to prevent escape


Synonyms: core

Definition: the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place

Similar words: chamber

Definition: a natural or artificial enclosed space


Synonyms: core, magnetic core

Definition: (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories

Usage: each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit

Similar words: toroid, torus

Definition: a ring-shaped surface generated by rotating a circle around an axis that does not intersect the circle


Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: core, effect, gist, essence, burden

Definition: the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

Similar words: significance, signification, meaning, import

Definition: the message that is intended or expressed or signified

Usage: what is the meaning of this sentence; the significance of a red traffic light; the signification of Chinese characters; the import of his announcement was ambiguous


Synonyms: nucleus, core, core group

Definition: a small group of indispensable persons or things

Usage: five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program

Similar words: set

Definition: a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

Usage: a set of books; a set of golf clubs; a set of teeth


Synonyms: Congress of Racial Equality, CORE

Definition: an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality

Similar words: NGO, nongovernmental organization

Definition: an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government


Synonyms: core

Definition: the center of an object

Usage: the ball has a titanium core

Similar words: center, centre, midpoint

Definition: a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure


Synonyms: core

Definition: the central part of the Earth

Similar words: center, centre, midpoint

Definition: a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure


Synonyms: core

Definition: a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill

Similar words: sample

Definition: all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class

Synonyms for (verb) core

Synonyms: core

Definition: remove the core or center from

Usage: core an apple

Similar words: core out, hollow, hollow out

Definition: remove the interior of

Usage: hollow out a tree trunk