inner core

The innermost part of the Earth.

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  • Inner core — Earth cutaway from core to exosphere. Partially to scale. The inner core of the Earth, its innermost hottest part as detected by seismological studies, is a primarily solid ball about 1,220 km (760 mi) in radius,[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Core — may refer to: Contents 1 Science and Academics 2 Computers and Technology 3 Media …   Wikipedia

  • Core frame model — The Core frame model is a model showing the urban structure of the Central Business District of a town or city. The model includes an inner core where land is expensive and used intensively, resulting in vertical development. This area is the… …   Wikipedia

  • Core of the Earth — may refer to: The inner core of the Earth The outer core of the Earth This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to ch …   Wikipedia

  • Core oligosaccharide — Lipopolysaccharide. The core includes both the inner and outer core. Core oligosaccharide (or Core OS) is a short chain of sugar residues within Gram negative lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Core OS are highly diverse among bacterial species and even… …   Wikipedia

  • Core–mantle boundary — See also: Post perovskite Schematic view of the interior of Earth. 1. continental crust 2. oceanic crust 3. upper mantle 4. lower mantle 5. outer core 6. inner core A: Mohorovičić discontinuity B: core–mantle boundary (Gutenberg discontinuity) C …   Wikipedia

  • core — 01. He threw his apple [core] out the window. 02. The [core] of the problem is his inability to work with others. 03. Scientists tell us that the Earth s [core] is composed of molten material. 04. Scientists are now able to create conditions in… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • core —   two main associations in geography:   in physical geography, the central interior of the earth. Thought to be an inner core, mostly solid under extreme temperature and pressure, and an outer core, mostly liquid, both composed of iron and nickel …   Geography glossary

  • core — n center, heart, nucleus, germ, kernel, seed, nut; marrow, pith, gist, substance, essence, sum and substance, essential part, inner core, quintessence, heart of the matter, Inf. nub, Inf. nitty gritty …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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