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kern 1

also kerne  (kûrn)
n.
1. A medieval Scottish or Irish foot soldier.
2. A loutish person.

[Middle English kerne, from Middle Irish ceithern, ceithernn, band of soldiers, from Old Irish.]

kern 2

 (kûrn) Printing
n.
The portion of a typeface that projects beyond the body or shank of a character.
tr.v. kerned, kern·ing, kerns
1. To provide (type) with a kern.
2. To adjust space between (characters) in typeset text.

[French carne, corner, from Old North French, from Latin cardō, cardin-, hinge.]

kern

(kɜːn) or

kerne

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the part of the character on a piece of printer's type that projects beyond the body
vb
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to furnish (a typeface) with a kern
[C17: from French carne corner of type, projecting angle, ultimately from Latin cardō hinge]

kern

(kɜːn)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (in medieval Ireland or Scotland)a lightly armed foot soldier
2. (Historical Terms) a troop of such soldiers
3. archaic a loutish peasant
[C14: from Middle Irish cethern band of foot soldiers, from cath battle]

kern

(kɜːn)
n
(General Engineering) engineering the central area of a wall, column, etc, through which all compressive forces pass
[from German Kern core, heart]

Kern

(kɜːn)
n
(Biography) Jerome (David). 1885–1945, US composer of musical comedies, most notably Show Boat (1927)

kern1

(kɜrn)
n.
1. a part of the face of a type projecting beyond the body or shank, as in certain italic letters.
v.t.
2. to form or furnish with a kern, as a type or letter.
3. to remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters) in preparation for printing.
[1675–85; < French carne corner dial. Old French < Latin cardō hinge; compare cardinal]

kern3

or kerne

(kɜrn)

n.
1. (in Irish history) a band of lightly armed foot soldiers.
2. Archaic. yokel.
[1325–75; Middle English kerne < Irish ceithern band of foot soldiers]

Kern

(kɜrn)

n.
Jerome (David), 1885–1945, U.S. composer.

kern


Past participle: kerned
Gerund: kerning

Imperative
kern
kern
Present
I kern
you kern
he/she/it kerns
we kern
you kern
they kern
Preterite
I kerned
you kerned
he/she/it kerned
we kerned
you kerned
they kerned
Present Continuous
I am kerning
you are kerning
he/she/it is kerning
we are kerning
you are kerning
they are kerning
Present Perfect
I have kerned
you have kerned
he/she/it has kerned
we have kerned
you have kerned
they have kerned
Past Continuous
I was kerning
you were kerning
he/she/it was kerning
we were kerning
you were kerning
they were kerning
Past Perfect
I had kerned
you had kerned
he/she/it had kerned
we had kerned
you had kerned
they had kerned
Future
I will kern
you will kern
he/she/it will kern
we will kern
you will kern
they will kern
Future Perfect
I will have kerned
you will have kerned
he/she/it will have kerned
we will have kerned
you will have kerned
they will have kerned
Future Continuous
I will be kerning
you will be kerning
he/she/it will be kerning
we will be kerning
you will be kerning
they will be kerning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kerning
you have been kerning
he/she/it has been kerning
we have been kerning
you have been kerning
they have been kerning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kerning
you will have been kerning
he/she/it will have been kerning
we will have been kerning
you will have been kerning
they will have been kerning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kerning
you had been kerning
he/she/it had been kerning
we had been kerning
you had been kerning
they had been kerning
Conditional
I would kern
you would kern
he/she/it would kern
we would kern
you would kern
they would kern
Past Conditional
I would have kerned
you would have kerned
he/she/it would have kerned
we would have kerned
you would have kerned
they would have kerned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kern - United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)Kern - United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
2.kern - the part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
type - a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end; produces a printed character when inked and pressed on paper; "he dropped a case of type, so they made him pick them up"
Verb1.kern - furnish with a kern
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
kern - remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)
2.kern - remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
get rid of, remove - dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
kern - furnish with a kern
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For example, school counselors who experienced greater perceived stress also reported more demands at work compared to school counselors who perceived less stress, such as additional paperwork, larger caseloads, and coordination of school-wide testing (McCarthy, Kerne, Calfa, Lambert, & Guzman, 2010).
Codi Hwyl: Llydaw S4C, 8.25pm Ar gymal olaf eu taith yn Llydaw bydd John Pierce Jones a Dilwyn Morgan yn hwylio i Concarneau neu Konk Kerne yn Llydaweg.
Making her debut at the rally was the steam tug Kerne, the last coal-fired steamer to work on the Mersey while Roger Dibnah, son of the TV legend Fred, paid a visit to answer people's questions on all things steam.
Diversas tendencias de estudio, tales como la creatividad distribuida (Glaveanu, 2014), la colaboracion creativa (John-Steiner, 2006) y la cognicion creativa distribuida (Kerne & Koh, 2007), entre otras, se han derivado de esta forma de comprender la creatividad, cada una acorde con sus perspectivas investigativas y epistemologicas.
Similarly, school counselors who performed noncounseling duties (labeled as inappropriate by the authors) rated them as highly demanding (McCarthy, Kerne, Calfa, Lambert, & Guzman, 2010).
Sollte sich ndmlich andererseits die hier vorgeschlagene Auffassung der Satelliten als richtig herausstellen, so konnte man hoffen, aus einem vervollstdndigten und gemdfl dem Kombinationsprinzip in Spektralterme geordneten Beobachtungsmaterial in Zukunft auf rein spektroskopischem Wege uber den Bau der Kerne etwas zu erfahren.