- n. 核心，要点；[计] 内核；仁；麦粒，谷粒；精髓
TEM8 IELTS GRE TOEFL CET6
1. kernel, kennel: 带r 的是果核，不带的是狗窝，n 像狗门.
- kernel: [OE] Etymologically, a kernel is a ‘little seed’. Old English corn, ancestor of modern English corn, meant ‘seed, grain’, and its diminutive form cyrnel was applied to ‘pips’ (now obsolete), to ‘seeds’ (a sense which now survives only in the context of cereals), and to the ‘inner part of nuts, fruit stones, etc’.
- kernel (n.)
- Old English cyrnel "seed, kernel, pip," from Proto-Germanic *kurnilo- (cognates: Middle High German kornel, Middle Dutch cornel), from the root of corn "seed, grain" (see corn (n.1)) + -el, diminutive suffix. Figurative sense of "core or central part of anything" is from 1550s.
- 1. Each corn kernel will make a loud pop when cooked.
- 2. The kernel of his problem is lack of money.
- 3. The nutshell includes the kernel.
- 4. You will need to have the kernel sources and the development environment installed!
- 5. The kernel of that message was that peace must not be a source of advantage or disad-vantage for anyone.
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