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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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Castings that are highly cored and prone to pinholes require an iron oxide addition to the mix, while those with heavy, isolated sections prone to iron penetration use a densifier.