The definition of core is the inside, central, basis of something, or the fibrous seed containing center of some fruits.(noun)
Core is defined as to remove the seeds and fibrous insides of fruit.(verb)
An example of core is removing the seeds from the inside of an apple.
Core is defined as the most important or main thing.(adjective)
An example of core is the main goal of the police department to protect and serve.
See core in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr cor, prob. < L cor, heart
See core in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English.
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