Meaning of KERNEL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkə:nl ]

n. 1 a central, softer, usu. edible part within a hard shell of a nut, fruit stone, seed, etc. 2 the whole seed of a cereal. 3 the nucleus or essential part of anything. [OE cyrnel, dimin. of CORN(1)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.