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ker·nel

(ker'nĕl),
The central portion of the software expression of a mathematical algorithm, as in computed tomography.
[O.E. cyrnel, a little corn]

kernel

whole grains and the meats of nuts and stone fruit pips or pits.
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The general kernels such as linear, polynomial and Gaussian RBF kernels [11] [13] have been used for text classification.
Currently, search for protectants to protect stored kernels against fungi and insects infestation focuses on agro-botanicals as preference to synthetic chemicals, which have adverse effects on human and the environment.
based Kernel Season's, a division of Chicago Custom Foods, has created several innovative products.
Popcorn bursts into a fluffy treat when fluid in the kernel heats up.
To assess popping, the researchers sealed kernels and some shortening inside microwavable bags and heated them in a microwave oven for 2 minutes.
6 kernel and available for the Apple PowerPC G5, the world's first 64-bit desktop processor.
Recently, an automatic kernel handling system is developed for inspection of grain kernels (Wan, 2002).
10 cups corn kernels, fresh (12 to 15 ears, depending on size) OR frozen (3 pounds)
In a test using conventional yellow dent shelled corn, 80 percent of the insects survived on the diet in which all the kernels were broken, and 61 percent survived on a diet that contained seven percent broken kernels.
Popcorn kernels have a hard outer shell that surrounds a mass of moist starch that in turn surrounds the popcorn's embryo.
Between drying passes, the rice remains in bins for a certain period of time to allow moisture content (MC) gradients within kernels, created during the drying process, to subside.
Mark your unpopped kernels, then mix them with some new kernels.