: having a core of a specified kind
usually used in combination
a balsa-cored deck

Examples of cored in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Set the cored lemon on a plate, and mush the inside with a fork. Rachelle Doorley, Parents, 16 Aug. 2023 Lately there has been increasing interest in smaller devices with a more spherical shape, like a cored apple. Philip Ball, Scientific American, 16 May 2023 Massive cored galaxies often sit in the centers of galaxy clusters. Erika K. Carlson, Discover Magazine, 5 Dec. 2019 But a spherical torus like NSTX resembles a cored apple. Adrian Cho, Science | AAAS, 6 Feb. 2020 Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 small fennel bulb, quartered, cored, and chopped 2 zucchini, chopped 8 oz. Laura Washburn, House Beautiful, 23 Jan. 2013 Ramp up the oven to 450° and put 4 large, cored tomatoes on a rimmed baking sheet/casserole thing for 35-ish minutes, until their skin is browned. Alex Beggs, Bon Appetit, 2 Feb. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cored was in 1945

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“Cored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cored. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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