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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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An example of sand cores adding difficulty to the permanent mold process, this case shows that core selection may cause problems where the solutions are not intuitive.
The Mechanisms of Toxicity and Cell Death research core is largely staffed by UT Austin scientists and is headed by Jim Kebrer, a UT Austin professor of pharmacology and toxicology.
develops RISC CPU cores, the SuperHyway Bus on-chip interconnect and software development tools.
By August, however, Ghez was confident: The spectrum of the star dubbed SO-2 confirmed that it and the other stars circling near the galaxy's core are unusually young and massive--some 15 to 20 times as heavy as the sun.
That chip, chrisdar says, will incorporate 10 physical cores and be manufactured using the company's 14nm (nanometer) technology.
The report states that Intel will continue to have four Core lines, Core i9, Core i7, Core i5 and Core i3.
Unlike the Skylake-X chips Intel has launched to-date, these new cores are based on the company's HCC Xeon silicon.
We'll customize your core cutter with only the features you require to meet your exact core cutting and core handling needs.
Facility cores should draw on center research needs, including but not limited to animal use and transgenics, imaging, tissue culture, pathology support, statistical support, gligonucleotide synthesis, analytical chemistry, proteomics, bioinformatics, exposure assessment, and handling of human tissue specimens.
The performance of the new core was boosted by increasing the number of instruction execution pipeline stages to nine, from five in Toshiba's previous processor core.
Based on the Intel 955X chipset, this high-performance ATX form factor (12" x 9.5") board supports one Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition featuring two processing cores with a 1066/800/533 MHz system bus, 8GB ECC unbuffered DDR2-667/533/400 SDRAM, a user Over-Clock feature in the system BIOS, PCI-Express x16/x1, 3 32-bit PCI, 2 PCI-X 133/100, 4 SATA ports (3 Gbps), RAID 0, 1, 10 and 5, 8 USB 2.0 ports, onboard AC97 audio (front header), single PCI-Express Gigabit LAN, and U320 single-channel SCSI (PDSG4 only).