kernel

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the set of basic essential instruction routines required for any operations in a computer system

Agriculture

  • noun the soft edible part of a nut
  • noun the seed and husk of a cereal grain

Electronics

  • The fundamental, core, or central part of something.
  • The part of a computer's operating system which provides the most fundamental functions, such as managing memory, loading programs, and allocating system resources.

Food

  • The edible, usually central, part of a nut or stone of a fruit
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