Nucleus vs Cor - What's the difference?

nucleus | cor |

As nouns the difference between nucleus and cor

is that nucleus is the core, central part (of something), round which others are assembled while cor is choir, chorus or cor can be corps.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



  • The core, central part (of something), round which others are assembled.
  • An initial part or version that will receive additions.
  • This collection will form the nucleus of a new library.
  • (chemistry, physics) The massive, positively charged central part of an atom, made up of protons and neutrons.
  • (cytology) A large organelle found in cells which contains genetic material.
  • (neuroanatomy) A ganglion, cluster of many neuronal bodies where synapsing occurs.
  • (linguistics) The central part of a syllable, most commonly a vowel.
  • Derived terms

    * nucle- * nuclear * nuclease * nucleate, anucleate * nucleic acid * nuclein * nucleo- * nucleolar * nucleon * nucleotide * nuclide * atomic nucleus * cell nucleus * syllable nucleus, the central part of a syllable * sentence nucleus, the syllable which receives the greatest stress in a word



    Etymology 1

    A worn-down form of God.


    (en interjection)
  • (British) Expression of surprise.
  • * Cor blimey!
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1960 , author= , title=(Jeeves in the Offing) , section=chapter VII , passage=“I don’t get this,” she said. “How do you mean it’s gone?” “It’s been pinched.” “Things don’t get pinched in country-houses.” “They do if there’s a Wilbert Cream on the premises. He’s a klep-whatever-it-is,” I said, and thrust Jeeves’s letter on her. She perused it with an interested eye and having mastered its contents said, “Cor chase my Aunt Fanny up a gum tree,” adding that you never knew what was going to happen next these days.}}

    Etymology 2



    (en noun)
  • A Hebrew measure of capacity; a core or homer.
  • (Webster 1913)


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