the most essential, important, or valuable property of an organization or individual
The business would dissolve without its core asset.
noun 1. (in a core drill) a length of pipe for holding rock cores while they are being extracted from the drill hole.
- Core business
noun the main area upon which a business is built or operates; the main activity a business takes part in
- Core cancer
jargon A process that exhibits a slow but inexorable resource leak – like a cancer, it kills by crowding out productive “tissue”. [Jargon File] (1997-11-10)
[koh-ri-sip-ee-uh nt] /ˌkoʊ rɪˈsɪp i ənt/ noun 1. one of two or more , as of an award.