Corer Cor"er (k?rr"?rr), n. That which cores; an instrument for coring fruit; as, an apple corer. [1913 Webster]

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  • corer — [kôr′ər] n. a cutting or piercing instrument for removing the cores of apples, pear, etc …   English World dictionary

  • corer — UK [ˈkɔːrə(r)] / US [ˈkɔrər] noun [countable] Word forms corer : singular corer plural corers a small tool used for taking the centre out of fruit such as apples …   English dictionary

  • corer — core ► NOUN 1) the tough central part of various fruits, containing the seeds. 2) the central or most important part of something. 3) the dense metallic or rocky central region of a planet. 4) the central part of a nuclear reactor, which contains …   English terms dictionary

  • corer — noun see core II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corer — /kawr euhr, kohr /, n. 1. a person or thing that cores. 2. a knife or other instrument for coring apples, pears, etc. 3. a device having a hollow cylindrical drill or tube, used for taking samples of earth, rock, etc., from below the surface of… …   Universalium

  • corer — noun a) A utensil for removing the core from apples and similar fruit or vegetables b) A device used to take core samples for analysis …   Wiktionary

  • corer — cor|er [ˈko:rə US ər] n a specially shaped knife for taking the hard centres out of fruit …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • corer — cor|er [ kɔrər ] noun count a small tool used for taking the center out of fruit such as apples …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • corer — cor·er || kɔːrÉ™ n. tool used to remove the core of a fruit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corer — noun (C) a specially shaped knife for taking the hard centres out of fruit …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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