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popcorn

a variety of maize having hard pointed kernels that puff up when heated

POPCORN

AI system built on POP-2. "The POPCORN Reference Manual", S. Hardy, Essex U, Colchester, 1973.
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Popcorn matures in 80 to 150 days, depending on variety.
By popcorn standards, Cherokee's ears are considered long because most traditional popcorn varieties grow on cobs from 2 1/2 to 4 inches in length.
Stovetop poppers are distinguished by a crank that operates a stirring device to equally coat all the corn with oil--designed to produce movie theater-quality popcorn at home.
Omaha-based ConAgra's Orville Redenbacher brand (then owned by Hunt-Wesson) was the first to introduce microwave popcorn in 1983, followed a year later by Sioux City, Iowa-based American Popcorn's Jolly Time.
The chute is narrow so the popcorn mostly lands in your bowl.
Those popcorn varieties with the highest degree of crystallinity yielded the fewest unpopped kernels, the Purdue team reports in a forthcoming Biomacromolecules.
Prior to starting Popcorn and More, Sanders worked at the ICEE Co.
Researchers figured that to make popcorn larger they had to lower the air pressure.
Popcorn features flexible compression and extraction to fit video content onto a single-layer recordable DVD, while maximizing visual quality and use of disc space.
While Play>> was shot in a "real" space (a crowded bar in Berlin), Popcorn occurs in the nowhere of a darkened studio, and while the former displays a familiar situation, the latter presents one that seems artificial or at least a bit odd: a circle of five people tossing popcorn at one another from boxes.
The average American eats 59 quarts of popcorn per year," says Lundquist.