Meaning of KERNEL in English

KERNEL

n. 25B6; noun

the kernel of a nut : seed, grain, core; nut.

the kernel of the argument : ESSENCE, core, heart, essentials, quintessence, fundamentals, basics, nub, gist, substance; informal nitty-gritty.

a kernel of truth : NUCLEUS, germ, grain, nugget.

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