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layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor blanket
painful sore with a hard core filled with pus boil , furuncle
nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the water boils in the reactor core and the steam produced can drive a steam turbine boiling water reactor , BWR
core group cadre
core group of trained personnel cadre
political party, zealots forming core of revolutionary cadre
accidental meltdown of a nuclear reactor core China syndrome
annular drilling bit to allow core samples to be taken core bit
device for removing the core from apples corer
hard cylindrical core that bears the kernels of an ear of corn corncob
domed rock formation where a core of rock has moved upward and pierced through the more brittle overlying strata diapir
temporary magnet made by coiling wire around an iron core; when current flows in the coil the iron becomes a magnet electromagnet
tobacco used to form the core of a cigar filler
core or central idea gist , gravamen
wallboard with a gypsum plaster core bounded to layers of paper or fiberboard; used instead of plaster or wallboard to make interior walls gypsum board , plasterboard
core of anything heart
theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil Iran , Islamic Republic of Iran , Persia
republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD Italia , Italian Republic , Italy
yarn that has an elastic core wound around with cotton or silk or nylon or rayon threads Lastex
layer of the earth between the crust and the core mantle
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