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Definition of cored

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

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Recent Examples on the Web But a spherical torus like NSTX resembles a cored apple. Adrian Cho, Science | AAAS, "After decades of decline, the U.S. national fusion lab seeks a rebirth," 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, "Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe: Soup au Pistou," 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, "I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner," 2 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cored

1945, in the meaning defined above

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18 Feb 2020

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“Cored.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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