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A text formatting term: The amount of space between letters, especially certain combinations of letters that must be brought closer together than others in order to create visually consistent spacing between all letters The letters AW, for example, may appear to have a wider gap between then than the letters NM unless there is a special kerning formula set up for the AW combination
The adjustment of horizontal space between individual characters in a line of text Adjustments in kerning are especially important in large display and headline text lines Without kerning adjustments, many letter combinations can look awkward The objective of kerning is to create visually equal spaces between all letters so that the eye can move smoothly along the text Kerning may be applied automatically by the desktop publishing program based on tables of values Some programs also allow manual kerning to make fine adjustments
The amount of space between characters in a word; in desktop publishing, it is typically performed on pairs of letters or on a short range of text to fine-tune the character spacing
Moving pairs of letters either closer together or farther apart to adjust and improve the space between them
Adjustment of spacing between letters
Optical adjustment of interletter spacing that reduces the space between characters to produce a better fit
An adjustment to the normal spacing that occurs between two or more specifically named glyphs, known as the kerning pair
The narrowing of space between two letters so that they become closer and take up less space on the page
Kerning is the reduction in space between certain combinations of letters in a proportionally spaced type
(noun): That portion of a letter which extends beyond its width, that is, the letter shapes that overhang - the projection of a character beyond its sidebearings (verb): To adjust the intercharacter spacing in character groups (words) to improve their appearance Some letter combinations (``AV'' and ``To'', for example) appear farther apart than others because of the shapes of the individual letters Many sophisticated word processors move these letter combinations closer together automatically
In typesetting, subtracting the space between two characters, so that they appear closer together
In typesetting, reducing the space between two characters so that part of their letter shapes overlap
(1) In typesetting, subtracting the space between two characters, so that they appear closer together (2) The horizontal spacing between the letters in a word
Reducing or expanding the space between a pair of letters, such as VA or IL, for better visual spacing Especially important in large titles and logos A kern is the part of the face of a type which overhangs the body (in handset type) Note that one of the hallmarks of better computer fonts is inclusion of custom kerning tables tailored to the specific typeface
present participle of kern
{i} (in typography) technique of setting a pair of letters closer together than is usual by reducing the space between them, tracking
Spacing between the letters of a word
(1) Changing the space between certain pairs of letters to improve the appearance of the text (2) Process of mapping from pairs of glyphs to a positioning offset used to change the space between letters
When the default spacing between two characters is inapproriate the font may include extra information to indicate that when a given character (say "T") is followed by another character (say "o") then the advance width of the "T" should be adjusted by a certain amount to make for a more pleasing display
The space between characters Now used to define proportional spacing between characters which is dependent upon the character width
In typesetting, the process of subtracting space between specific pairs of characters so that the overall letterspacing appears to be even
Reducing space between characters Negative letter spacing
Kerning refers to improving the appearance of type by adjusting the spacing between selected pairs of letters The most problematic pairs of letters are AV, AY, FA, AW, PA, and AT Kerning becomes of greater importance as type size increases such as in headlines and poster copy which uses all caps
Reducing the spacing between certain pairs of letters in a proportional-pitch type to improve the appearance of the line of type For example, A and V look better next to each other if they are moved closer together than, for example, A and B
The horizontal spacing between the letters in a word
In typesetting, the process of subtracting space between characters so overall letter spacing appears even
Refers to how letters are spaced in printed text When kerning is turned on, if you print "LT" the L might be able to violate part of the space below the left arm of T
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any part of a letter which extends into the space used by another letter
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To adjust the horizontal space between selected pairs of letters (characters or glyphs), particularly in a proportional font (printing)
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To perform a kerning adjustment
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A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; often used as a term of contempt

c.1599: O, then belike she was old and gentle; and you rode like a kern of Ireland, your French hose off and in your strait strossers. — Henry V: Ac.3 Sc7, Wm. Shakespeare.

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{n} an Irish foot-soldier or boor, mill, horn
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{v} to form into grains, curdle, salt, corn
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American composer of numerous musicals, including Show Boat (1927), and more than a thousand songs, such as "Ol' Man River" and "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
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The amount of horizontal distance between characters in a particular font
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The harvest-home
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To take the form of kernels; to granulate
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United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
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{f} produce kernels or grains; granulate (esp. salt); cover with salt; adjust spacing between two letters (DTP, Printing)
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To adjust the horizontal spacing between a pair of characters Go to top of page
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To form with a kern
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To adjust the space between letters so that it appears optically proportioned In hot metal, a kern was any part of a letter that extended into the space occupied by an adjacent letter
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A churn
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To adjust the horizontal spacing between a pair of characters
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A part of the face of a type which projects beyond the body, or shank
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Any kind of boor or low-lived person
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The specific amount of space added to or subtracted from the combined side bearings between the two characters of a kerning pair
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to adjust the display position whilst rendering in order to visually improve the spacing between two glyphs For instance, kerning causes the word to be rendered as , reducing the illusion of white space between the diagonal strokes of the W, A, and V
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To selectively adjust the space between characters to improve readability or to achieve balanced, proportional type
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To harden, as corn in ripening
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{i} part of a typeface that extends beyond the edge of the metal type block (Printing); soldier or a group of Irish foot soldiers (Archaic); peasant (Archaic)
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1 To pack type together as tightly as the kernels on an ear of corn 2 In parts of Brooklyn and Queens, N Y , a small, metal object used as part of the monetary system
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In hot-metal printing, a kern is any part of a letter which extends into the space used by another letter
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A hand mill
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The adjustment of the spacing between letters in order to make them more visually pleasing and balanced on the sheet
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To add or delete space between pairs of adjacent characters Also known as letterspacing
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the rude foot soldiers of the Irish
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To adjust the space between letters so that it appears optically proportioned
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A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; distinguished from gallowglass, and often used as a term of contempt
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Describes the process by which white space is adjusted between letters in typography
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See 2d Kern
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Adjusting the space between letters so that part of one extends over the body of the next
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An idler; a vagabond
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Kernel; corn; grain
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The last handful or sheaf reaped at the harvest
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