iron core

iron core

[′ī·ərn ′kōr]
(electromagnetism)
A core made of solid or laminated iron, or some other magnetic material which may contain very little iron.

iron core

Of stairs, a steel bar enclosed by a wooden handrail.
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The iron core has been discovered from Mashki Chah area of Balochistan.
Mars once had a hot, molten iron core just like Earth, and surrounding the core was a mantle that brewed with energy.
Oman Oil Company earlier this month picked a 30 per cent stake in Oman Vale, a subsidiary of Brazil's Vale, the world's biggest producer of iron core.
While the Moon has an iron core like Earth, it does not have the same fraction of iron - and computer models supporting the Theia impact idea show just the same thing.
The neutrinos came from the photo dissociation and collapse of the iron core, forming a densely packed neutron core, in the centre of a star, 163 000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC).
They believe that Vesta has an iron core, whereas Ceres -- the largest body in the belt it shares with Vesta -- is thought to contain a layer of ice.
Mercury is the only terrestrial body besides Earth that has a magnetic field and one of the prime goals of the Messenger mission is to figure out how Mercury, which sports a massive iron core, was assembled.
It is incredibly slow-rotating, exhibits wild temperature extremes from day to night, has an especially varied surface, conceals an enormous iron core, and may harbor ice in its craters.
The very biggest mystery about Mercury is the origin of its large iron core," says Strom.
We are seeing more types of ships being built by Middle East companies, such as for dry bulk," said Hayman, adding that while it represents 15 per cent of the current fleet, the order book comprises 24 per cent dry bulk vessels, showing an increasing demand for ships that can transport cargo such as iron core and grain.
The iron core nanoparticles observed from Sample D (thermally treated control wood char) may be catalyzed by trace iron particles that originated from southern yellow pine itself.