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a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

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a small group of indispensable persons or things

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the center of an object

the central part of the Earth

a cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill

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an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality

the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

(computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data

the chamber of a nuclear reactor containing the fissile material where the reaction takes place

a bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil

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remove the core or center from

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Transient time for compressional and shear waves are recorded for each stressed core sample before water saturation.
Designed to rapidly identify mineral constituents in drill core samples as they emerge from the earth, this patent pending instrument provides a significant business opportunity for MASTInc to work with pre-production mineral exploration companies.
He said that the violence of the impact, followed by huge waves, roiled the Gulf of Mexico so much that it is unlikely to find clear core samples there.
X-rays, the usual technique for studying core samples, do not make this differentiation.
The team, on board the survey vessel Greatship Maya, will gather core samples, some of which will reach down to 150m (490ft) below the seabed.
Core samples have shown that some North American dune fields that scientists thought had been frozen since the last ice age actually have been on the move during the past few centuries.
When university botanist Paul Buck takes core samples of sugar maple trees, there's a good chance his work might be interrupted by the buzzing posterior of a diamondback rattlesnake or the midsummer tantrum of a buffalo bull.
The researchers then looked at variations in the snowfall during that period and compared them with changes in precipitation recorded in deeper core samples spanning as many as 400 years.
During its first 90 days on Mars, the rover will stick close to the lander, gathering samples, included core samples it will drill from solid rock, as quickly and efficiently as possible.
The magnitude of the tampering with core samples that we believe has occurred and resulting falsification of assay values at Busang, is of a scale and over a period of time and with a precision that, to our knowledge, is without precedent in the history of mining anywhere in the world.
The researchers analyzed 20 core samples from the floor of the Bering and Chukchi Seas.
Core samples will be used for metallurgical testing in order to identify a beneficial copper extraction technique in the oxide mineralized zones.
Lead concentrations in core samples from when Greek civilization flourished over 2,500 years ago rival those found in segments from Roman times.