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 Meanings and Examples of KERNEL
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 n.  central or vital part; most material and central part; grain or seed as of corn
Classic Sentence:
1  And yet this does not touch the kernel of the problem.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
2  The core and kernel of yesterday's great noon meeting, in honour of the Brotherhood of Man, in Music Hall, was the superb address of the Negro President of Tuskegee.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
3  He weighed wagons of wheat on a rough platform-scale, in the cracks of which the kernels sprouted every spring.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  One evening when we were picking out kernels for walnut taffy, Tony told us a new story.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
Example Sentence:
1  The kernel of that message was that peace must not be a source of advantage or disad-vantage for anyone.
2  Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel.
3  He that would eat the kernel must crack the nut.
4  This evidence is the kernel of the defendants' case.
5  "Watson, buried within this tissue of lies there is a kernel of truth; when I find it, the mystery will be solved.".
6  And I will give the missionary my energies, but not myself: that would be only adding the husk and shell to the kernel.