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Kernel




(Note: NOT "kernal").

1. <operating system> The essential part of Unix or other operating systems, responsible for resource allocation, low-level hardware interfaces, security etc.

See also microkernel.

2. <language> An essential subset of a programming language, in terms of which other constructs are (or could be) defined. Also known as a core language.



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ken
Ken Thompson
Kerberos
Kermit
kernal
ABCL/c+
abort
AKL
Algebraic Specification Language
Andorra Kernel Language
Kernel Parlog
Kernel User Interface Package
kerning
Kevo
key


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