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Yes. The word core is a Scrabble US word. The word core is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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4 letters words from 'core'

CERO 6CORE 6

3 letters words from 'core'

COR 5ECO 5
ORC 5ORE 3
REC 5REO 3
ROC 5ROE 3

2 letters words from 'core'

ER 2OE 2
OR 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of core

core ocre croe rcoe orce roce coer ocer ceor ecor oecr eocr creo rceo cero ecro reco erco orec roec oerc eorc reoc eroc

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Definitions and meaning of core

core

Translingual

Etymology

From English core

Adjective

core

  1. (botany) Used to designate the main and most diverse monophyletic group within a clade or taxonomic group.

Coordinate terms

  • basal

Related terms


Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɔː/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /kɔɹ/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /ko(ː)ɹ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /koə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)
  • Homophone: corps; caw (non-rhotic accents with the horse-hoarse merger)

Etymology 1

From Middle English core, kore, coor (apple-core, pith), of uncertain origin; either from Old French cuer (heart), from Latin cor (heart); or from Old French cors (body), from Latin corpus (body). Compare also Middle English colk, coke, coll (the heart or centre of an apple or onion, core). See also heart, corpse.

Noun

core (countable and uncountable, plural cores)

  1. The central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds.
  2. The heart or inner part of a physical thing
  3. The center or inner part of a space or area
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Raleigh to this entry?)
  4. The most important part of a thing; the essence.
  5. (engineering) The portion of a mold that creates an internal cavity within a casting or that makes a hole in or through a casting.
  6. The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals.
  7. (computing, informal, historical) Ellipsis of core memory; magnetic data storage.
  8. (computer hardware) An individual computer processor, in the sense when several processors (called cores or CPU cores) are plugged together in one single integrated circuit to work as one (called multi-core processor).
  9. (engineering) The material between surface materials in a structured composite sandwich material.
  10. The inner part of a nuclear reactor in which the nuclear reaction takes place.
  11. A piece of ferromagnetic material (i.e. soft iron), inside the windings of an electromagnet, that channels the magnetic field.
  12. A disorder of sheep caused by worms in the liver.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)
  13. A cylindrical sample of rock or other materials obtained by core drilling.
  14. (medicine) A tiny sample of organic material obtained by means of a fine-needle biopsy.
  15. (biochemistry) The central part of a protein structure consisting in mostly hydrophobic aminoacids.
  16. (game theory) The set of feasible allocations that cannot be improved upon by a subset (a coalition) of the economy's agents.
  17. (printing) A hollow cylindrical piece of cardboard around which a web of paper or plastic is winded.
  18. (physics) An atomic nucleus plus inner electrons (i.e. except valence electrons).

Synonyms

  • (The most important part of a thing): crux, gist; See also Thesaurus:gist
Hyponyms
  • (central part of fruit): apple core
  • (inner part of a physical thing): bifacial core
  • (cylindrical sample): drill core
Derived terms
Related terms
Translations

Adjective

core (not comparable)

  1. Forming the most important or essential part.

Verb

core (third-person singular simple present cores, present participle coring, simple past and past participle cored)

  1. To remove the core of an apple or other fruit.
  2. To extract a sample with a drill.
Derived terms
  • corer
  • uncore
  • uncored

Translations

Etymology 2

See corps

Noun

core (plural cores)

  1. (obsolete) A body of individuals; an assemblage.
    • He was in a core of people.
Translations

Etymology 3

See chore

Noun

core (plural cores)

  1. A miner's underground working time or shift.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?)
Translations

Etymology 4

From Hebrew כֹּר

Noun

core (plural cores)

  1. (historical units of measure) Alternative form of cor: a former Hebrew and Phoenician unit of volume.

Etymology 5

Possibly an acronym for cash on return

Noun

core (plural cores)

  1. (automotive, machinery, aviation, marine) A deposit paid by the purchaser of a rebuilt part, to be refunded on return of a used, rebuildable part, or the returned rebuildable part itself.

Anagrams

  • ROCE, cero, cero-, creo, ocre

Istriot

Alternative forms

  • cor

Etymology

From Latin cor. Compare Italian cuore.

Noun

core

  1. heart
    • Ti son la manduleîna del mio core;
      You are the almond of my heart;

Italian

Noun

core (core)

  1. Archaic form of cuore.

Latin

Noun

core

  1. ablative singular of coris

Neapolitan

Etymology

From Latin cor. Compare Italian cuore.

Noun

core m (plural core)

  1. heart

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Borrowed from English core.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkɔ.ɾi/, /ˈkɔɹ/

Noun

core m (plural cores)

  1. (computer architecture) core (independent unit in a processor with several such units)
    Synonym: núcleo

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkɔ.ɾi/

Verb

core

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of corar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of corar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of corar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of corar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to remove the central part of.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)