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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National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) has announced that its IMERG algorithm, which provides estimates of precipitation every 30 minutes from near-real time satellite observations, began predicting rainfall along the inner core of Hurricane Dorian the week of August 26, the administration said.
* Dynamic Absorbent Core (DAC) from Fibriltex Pvt Ltd.: The DAC is an innovative well-structured inner core for the absorbent hygiene product which directly replaces the use of fluff pulp and SAP and strives to deliver a better performing combination of materials at a lower cost.
Earth's inner core plays a vital role in generating the magnetic field which protects our planet from harmful solar wind--streams of radiation coming from the sun--and makes the Earth habitable.
Scientists report that their research shows that Earth's inner core is solid -- a finding made possible by a new method for detecting shear waves, or 'J waves' in the inner core.
First, at the time of Patricia, operational models featured lower resolution (15 km), thus inhibiting the finer inner core features of the hurricane.
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Woven into the outer core of a ball, it allows a larger inner core, boosting speed t r d and cutting spin.
The proposed model consists of isolators in only the inner part of the structure, in which the LFRS is located only at the perimeter of the building with fixed base as outer frames, and in which the inner gravity columns (inner core) have been supported by isolators beneath the columns with sufficient separation from the outer frame.
The hydrophilic inner core chemically hydrolyses and then expands which breaks through the outer shell, enabling controlled polishing.
"One idea is that these black holes formed during dynamical fragmentation of the inner core of a dying star undergoing gravitational collapse."
The layer below this is the Inner Core - a solid ball of iron and nickel with a diameter of 745-800 miles.
The Coca-Cola Float & Slushy Maker features a white inner core to store in the freezer before use.