inner core


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inner core

[¦in·ər ′kȯr]
(geology)
The central part of the earth's core, extending from a depth of 3160 miles (5100 kilometers) to the center of the earth. Also known as siderosphere.
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The hydrophilic inner core chemically hydrolyses and then expands which breaks through the outer shell, enabling controlled polishing.
Flexible Shaft complete (With inner core 19 mm, Outer Core 38 mm, Length-12 mtr.
NASA said previous space-borne instruments have been unable to accurately measure ocean surface winds in the inner core of hurricanes because their signals are degraded in regions of heavy precipitation.
The motion of liquid iron in the outer core is itself driven by the continuous loss of heat from the inner core.
The Coca-Cola Float & Slushy Maker features a white inner core to store in the freezer before use.
New simulations of the planet's formation suggest that the innermost part of the inner core solidified shortly after Earth's assembly, rather than roughly 3 billion years later alongside the rest of the inner core.
00pm) THE Earth's inner core has stopped rotating so a team of scientists and NASA experts including Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank and Stanley Tucci are sent 3,000 miles below the surface of our planet in a bid to avert global meltdown.
Crust Upper mantle Lower mantle Outer core Inner core THE discovery that the centre of the Earth has two cores has left scientists doubly excited.
And while Jules Verne characters found dinosaurs and rivers in his book Journey to the Centre of the Earth, the team uncovered something almost as astonishing - the core has a secret inner core of its own.
Performance in the prediction of hurricane intensity and associated hazards has been evaluated for a newly developed convection-permitting forecast system that uses ensemble data assimilation techniques to ingest high-resolution airborne radar observations from the inner core.
Steve Dodd, the managing director of Elevate said thescheme was: "An opportunity to restart Birmingham'stalled regeneration programme and create 19 spectac ular apartments in the city's inner core.
Fructis Oil Therapy is enriched with a unique blend of avocado, shea and olive oils; avocado oil extract is an effective moisturiser known to soften and nourish the inner core of the hair fibre, olive oil deeply nourishes the heart of the hair while shea oil nurtures the hair surface.