Definitions for magnetic core
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core, magnetic core(noun)
(computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories
"each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"
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