Definitions for kernkɜrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kern, Jerome Kern, Jerome David Kern(noun)

    United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)

  2. kern(verb)

    the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body

  3. kern(verb)

    furnish with a kern

  4. kern(verb)

    remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)

Wiktionary

  1. kern(Noun)

    A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; in archaic contexts often used as a term of contempt.

  2. kern(Noun)

    any part of a letter which extends into the space used by another letter.

  3. kern(Verb)

    To adjust the horizontal space between selected pairs of letters (characters or glyphs); to perform such adjustments to a portion of text, according to preset rules.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kern(noun)

    a light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; -- distinguished from gallowglass, and often used as a term of contempt

  2. Kern(noun)

    any kind of boor or low-lived person

  3. Kern(noun)

    an idler; a vagabond

  4. Kern(noun)

    a part of the face of a type which projects beyond the body, or shank

  5. Kern(verb)

    to form with a kern. See 2d Kern

  6. Kern(noun)

    a churn

  7. Kern(noun)

    a hand mill. See Quern

  8. Kern(verb)

    to harden, as corn in ripening

  9. Kern(verb)

    to take the form of kernels; to granulate

  10. Origin: [See Churn. ]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kern

    See Quern.

  2. Kern

    kėrn n. (Scot.) the last sheaf of the harvest: a harvest-home—also Kirn.—n. Kern′-bā′by, an image decorated with blades of corn, &c., carried before reapers at their harvest-home. [A variant of corn.]

  3. Kern

    Kerne, kėrn, n. an Irish foot-soldier: a boor.—adj. Kern′ish, clownish. [Ir. ceatharnach.]

  4. Kern

    kėrn, v.i. to granulate.

  5. Kern

    kėrn, n. (print.) that part of a type which overhangs the stem or shank.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kern in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Scott Stewart:

    Soeren Kern see these disenfranchised people, and it ’s a very good recruitment pool.

  2. Vera Pardee:

    Federal intervention is urgently needed because the air district and Kern County officials have utterly failed to safeguard public health and the environment.

  3. Vera Pardee:

    The EPA stepped in to protect California from this crude-by-rail facility's dangerous air pollution, federal intervention is urgently needed because the air district and Kern County officials have utterly failed to safeguard public health and the environment.

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