Definition of 'kernel'
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The last specific point of fraud concerns the rational kernel of irrational ideas. The Making of Neoclassical Economics (1990)Add the popcorn kernels and swirl to cover with oil. The Sun (2015)It takes two or three months to find the kernel of the story. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Run a knife down the outside of each cob to release the corn kernels. The Sun (2014)That was one of the kernels of the idea for engaging people on a more permanent basis. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Place a third of a cup of high-quality popcorn kernels in the saucepan and cover. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You take a kernel of corn, and put it in the ground. Christianity Today (2000)A small amount of corn is consumed at dining tables in kernel or processed form. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)It shows people placing their mobile phones next to popcorn kernels, which appeared to make the kernels pop. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mince is stuffed with toasted pine kernels, softened sultanas and blanched, chopped spinach. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There have been new elections, but still there is the tight, hard kernel of anger. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Finally, a sprinkling of toasted pine kernels and flat-leaf parsley. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Cynics scoffed, but there's a hard kernel of integrity here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Lightly toast the pine kernels in a dry frying pan on a medium heat, shaking frequently; remove toasted kernels from the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'kernel'
British English: kernel NOUN
The kernel of a nut is the part that is inside the shell.
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