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core

noun backbone, bedrock, body, center, content, cornerstone, corpus, epitome, essence, fundamentals, gist, heart, main point, meat, nave, nub, nucleus, prime ingredient, principle, quiddity, quintessence, soul, substance, sum and substance, summary
Associated concepts: core of a case, core of a claim, core of an accusation, core of an allegation, core of testimony
See also: body, center, consequence, content, cornerstone, corpus, epitome, essence, gist, gravamen, interior, main point, outline, point, purpose, significance, structure, substance, summary, synopsis
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Horizontal presses will also need more mold sliding action to lock cores in molds.
These operations historically had been performed manually, and the biggest concern was to ensure robot handling would not stress, crack or otherwise damage the delicate sand cores.
Facility cores are the major function of the EHS Core Center.
For multi-tasking and multithreaded environments, two cores offer more physical resources, enabling operating systems to prioritize and manage tasks from multiple applications simultaneously and, therefore, maximize performance.
Under the CAV method, remanufacturers and resellers value cores at the lower of cost or market (LCM).
If an overpacked part is jammed onto the core, the hydraulics would continue to push the rack even though the core doesn't turn, leading to damage of the cores, says Sigsworth.
Ironically, all of them have relatively quiescent cores, exhibiting none of the fireworks associated with an active quasar or other powerhouse that might require a black hole.
By doubling the number of cores, adding a shared third level cache and applying a variety of other extensive CPU design enhancements, AMD's 'Barcelona' designers clearly have addressed the numerator in the performance-per-watt equation.
In the case of SPM, where there already is a need to make cores for many casting types, the question of PSC's benefit is, how much extra PUCB-bonded production capacity would be required versus metal dies, and how would the costs compare?
Customers using Virtex-II Pro FPGAs and Xilinx 1 & 10 Gigabit Ethernet IP cores are ensured first time design success and seamless operation with other 1 & 10 Gigabit Ethernet standard devices in their networking and telecommunication systems.
The research cores are supported by five facility cores.