Kernel

  • 1 Kernel — may refer to:Computing* Kernel (computer science), the central component of most operating systems ** Linux kernel * Kernel (programming language), a Scheme like language * kernel trick, in machine learningLiterature* Kernel ( Lilo Stitch ),… …

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  • 2 Kernel — Ker nel, n. [OE. kernel, kirnel, curnel, AS. cyrnel, fr. corn grain. See {Corn}, and cf. {Kern} to harden.] 1. The essential part of a seed; all that is within the seed walls; the edible substance contained in the shell of a nut; hence, anything… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 kernel — (n.) O.E. cyrnel seed, kernel, pip, from P.Gmc. *kurnilo (Cf. M.H.G. kornel, M.Du. cornel), from the root of corn seed, grain (see CORN (Cf. corn)) + el, dim. suffix. Figurative sense of core or central part of anything is from 1550s …

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  • 4 kernel — (izg. kèrnel) m DEFINICIJA inform. najniži dio operativnog sustava koji izvodi osnovne operacije; ljuska, jezgra ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 5 kernel — [kʉr′nəl] n. [ME < OE cyrnel < base of corn, seed (see CORN1) + el, dim. suffix] 1. a grain or seed, as of corn, wheat, etc. 2. the inner, softer part of a nut, fruit pit, etc. 3. the central, most important part of something; core; essence …

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  • 6 Kernel — Ker nel, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Kerneled}or {Kernelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kerneling} or {Kernelling}.] To harden or ripen into kernels; to produce kernels …

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  • 7 kernel — index main point Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 kernel — [n] seed, essence atom, bit, center, core, crux, fruit, germ, gist, grain, heart, hub, keynote, marrow, matter, meat, morsel, nub, nubbin, nut, part, piece, pith, root, substance, upshot; concepts 668,826 …

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  • 9 kernel — ► NOUN 1) a softer part of a nut, seed, or fruit stone contained within its hard shell. 2) the seed and hard husk of a cereal, especially wheat. 3) the central or most important part of something. ORIGIN Old English, small corn …

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  • 10 kernel — kernelless, adj. kernelly, adj. /kerr nl/, n., v., kerneled, kerneling or (esp. Brit.) kernelled, kernelling. n. 1. the softer, usually edible part contained in the shell of a nut or the stone of a fruit. 2. the body of a seed within its husk or… …

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  • 11 Kernel — Betriebssystemkern; Kern * * * Kernel   [dt. Kern] der, der zentrale Teil eines Betriebssystems, in dem alle »lebenswichtigen« Funktionen zusammengefasst sind. Der Kernel genießt besonderen Schutz und kann normalerweise nur von dazu berechtigten… …

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  • 12 Kernel — El término kernel puede ser: En álgebra lineal, se refiere al núcleo o kernel de una aplicación, o conjunto de puntos cuya imagen asignada por la aplicación es el vector nulo. En la teoría del potencial, se refiere al núcleo o kernel de Poisson.… …

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  • 13 kernel — [[t]kɜ͟ː(r)n(ə)l[/t]] kernels 1) N COUNT The kernel of a nut is the part that is inside the shell. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, usu N of n The kernel of something is the central and most important part of it. The kernel of that message was that peace… …

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  • 14 Kernel — Noyau de système d exploitation Pour les articles homonymes, voir noyau. Un noyau de système d’exploitation (abrégé noyau, ou kernel en anglais, de l allemand kern), est la partie fondamentale de certains systèmes d’exploitation. Il gère les… …

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  • 15 kernel — ker|nel [ˈkə:nl US ˈkə:r ] n [: Old English; Origin: cyrnel, from corn; CORN] 1.) the part of a nut or seed inside the shell or the part inside the stone of some fruits 2.) [usually singular] one of the small yellow pieces on a corn ↑cob 3.)… …

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  • 16 kernel — UK [ˈkɜː(r)n(ə)l] / US [ˈkɜrn(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms kernel : singular kernel plural kernels 1) the soft part inside a nut or a seed 2) the central or most important part of something This paragraph contains the kernel of the argument.… …

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  • 17 kernel — noun 1) the kernel of a nut Syn: seed, grain, core; nut 2) the kernel of the argument Syn: essence, core, heart, essentials, quintessence, fundamentals, basics, nub …

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  • 18 Kernel — Ein Kernel (englisch für Kern) ist ein elementarer Bestandteil eines Betriebssystems, siehe Betriebssystemkern der Modellierkernel einer CAD Software eine andere Bezeichnung für den Kern eines Gruppenhomomorphismus, siehe Kern (Mathematik) eine… …

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  • 19 kernel — ker|nel [ kɜrnl ] noun count 1. ) the soft part inside a nut or a seed 2. ) the central or most important part of something: This paragraph contains the kernel of the argument. a ) kernel of truth/wisdom etc. a very small part of something that… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 kernel —    The fundamental part of an operating system. The kernel stays resident in memory at all times, often hidden from the user, and manages system memory, the file system, and disk operations. The kernel also runs processes and provides… …

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