Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Kernel

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6637

\kәr-nәl\ n [ME, fr. OE cyrnel, dim. of corn] (before 12c) All of an atom except for its valence shell of electrons; also called the core.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA