Definitions for kernkɜrn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a part of the face of a type projecting beyond the body or shank, as in certain italic letters.
(v.t.)to form or furnish with a kern, as a type or letter.
to remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters) in preparation for printing.
Origin of kern:
1675–85; < F carne corner dial. OF < L cardō hinge; cf. cardinal
(in Irish history) a band of lightly armed foot soldiers.
Origin of kern:
1325–75; ME kerne < Ir ceithern band of foot soldiers
Jerome (David), 1885–1945, U.S. composer.
Kern, Jerome Kern, Jerome David Kern(noun)
United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
furnish with a kern
remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)
A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; in archaic contexts often used as a term of contempt.
any part of a letter which extends into the space used by another letter.
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.
a light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; -- distinguished from gallowglass, and often used as a term of contempt
any kind of boor or low-lived person
an idler; a vagabond
a part of the face of a type which projects beyond the body, or shank
to form with a kern. See 2d Kern
a hand mill. See Quern
to harden, as corn in ripening
to take the form of kernels; to granulate
Translations for kern
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the central part of an atom.
- نُواة الذَّرَّهArabic
- núcleoPortuguese (BR)
- der KernGerman
- kerne; nukleusDanish
- πυρήνας ατόμουGreek
- هسته مرکزىFarsi
- inti atomIndonesian
- هسته مرکزىPersian
- هسته يىPashto
- atomçekirdeği, nükleonTurkish
- 原子核Chinese (Trad.)
- ايٹم کا مرکزي حصہUrdu
- 原子核Chinese (Simp.)
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