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Asked to mask up, one passenger pulled out a large bag of popcorn and nibbled her way through it, kernel by kernel, stymieing the cabin crew for the length of the flight.
SNEEZED ON, CUSSED AT, IGNORED: AIRLINE WORKERS BATTLE MASK RESISTANCE WITH SCANT GOVERNMENT BACKUPMICHAEL LARISJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are even ways to detect if a kernel is not full inside the shell.
THE MACHINES THAT GET WALNUTS FROM TREES TO YOUR MOUTHKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
When you make popcorn, you heat it up in a pan and, as the kernels get hot, they pop.
EDWARD LAZEAR, BUSH’S TOP ECONOMIST DURING FINANCIAL CRISIS, DIES AT 72EMILY LANGERDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The other kernels are still getting hot, the heat is on, and they’re going to pop no matter what.
EDWARD LAZEAR, BUSH’S TOP ECONOMIST DURING FINANCIAL CRISIS, DIES AT 72EMILY LANGERDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
All the rest he labeled prokaryotes, for life “before kernel.”
DID VIRUSES CREATE THE NUCLEUS? THE ANSWER MAY BE NEAR.CHRISTIE WILCOXNOVEMBER 25, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
This fruit is of the best description; it is full and juicy, and has a long, broad kernel in the middle.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It is about the size of a nut, with a brown verrucous outside; the edible part is white and tender, and the kernel black.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The kernel is almost the same colour as the nutmeg, but it has no net-work: it is dried in the shade.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
From the Minority Report proposals, thus succinctly put, we have so far omitted what is really the kernel of the whole matter.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
We are now approaching the fort and palace, the kernel of the city, which it is best to see after the ridge.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KERNEL

  • body
  • bottom line
  • core
  • decisive point
  • essence
  • gist
  • heart
  • kernel
  • matter
  • meat
  • meat and potatoes
  • nitty-gritty
  • nub
  • pith
  • purport
  • substance
  • thrust
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