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inner core

noun

in geology, the innermost part of a core, specif. a solid sphere in the middle of the fluid core such as the iron-nickel core of the Earth

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  • A facing was put on over this inner core, which served both for ornament and for strength.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • And here in one glowing sentence the inner core of evolution lay revealed.

  • The sensing unit was in an inner core, surrounded by an atmosphere of pressurized helium.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • In this type the inner core burns quite slowly at the rate of two or three feet to the minute.

    Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  • This inner core is much the same sort of work as the masonry in the pueblos of Arizona.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • When living trees are chosen, the inner core, or heart of the tree, is usually more or less decayed.

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