( kernels    plural  )
1       n-count   The kernel of a nut is the part that is inside the shell.  
2       n-count   The kernelof something is the central and most important part of it.  
usu sing, usu N of n   (=core, crux)  
The kernel of that message was that peace must not be a source of advantage or disadvantage for anyone.     
3       n-count   A kernelof something is a small element of it.  
usu sing, usu N of n   (=grain)  
For all I know, there may be a kernel of truth in what he says.     
Traduction Dictionnaire Collins Anglais pour Apprenants  


core, essence, germ, gist, grain, marrow, nub, pith, seed, substance  

Dictionnaire anglais Collins English synonyme-Thesaurus  

Consulter aussi:

keel, kennel, kneel, kestrel

Ajouter votre entrée dans le Dictionnaire Collaboratif .

  • Créez votre liste de vocabulaire
  • Participez au Dictionnaire Collaboratif
  • Mettez en valeur vos connaissances linguistiques
"Collins Cobuild English Dictionary for Advanced Learners 4th edition published in 2003 © HarperCollins Publishers 1987, 1995, 2001, 2003 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"