1. (acronym) .  Congress of Racial Equality.
  2. (acronym) .  Center for Operations Research and Econometrics.
  3. (acronym) .  Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education.
  4. (acronym) .  Corporate Responsibility.
  5. (acronym) .  Council on Rehabilitation Education.
  6. (acronym) .  Computing Research and Education Association.
  7. Noun.  A body of individuals; an assemblage.
  8. Noun.  A miner's underground working time or shift.
  9. Noun.  A Hebrew dry measure; a cor or homer.
  10. Noun.  The central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds; as, the core of an apple or quince.
  11. Noun.  The heart or inner part of a thing, as of a column, wall, rope, of a boil, etc.
  12. Noun.  The center or inner part, as of an open space; as, the core of a square.
  13. Noun.  The most important part of a thing; the essence; as, the core of a subject.
  14. Noun.  (engineering) The portion of a mold that creates an internal cavity within a casting or that makes a hole in or through a casting.
  15. Noun.  The bony process which forms the central axis of the horns in many animals.
  16. Noun.  (computing) magnetic memory.
  17. Noun.  (computing) An individual computer processor, in the sense when several processors are plugged together in one single integrated circuit to work as one.
  18. Noun.  (automotive) A deposit paid by the purchaser of a rebuilt part, to be refunded on return of a used, rebuildable part, or the returned rebuildable part itself. Said to be an acronym for Cash On REturn, but that may be a backronym.
  19. Verb.  To remove the core of an apple or other fruit.
  20. Verb.  To extract a sample with a drill.

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