Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: kern  kurn
  1. The part of a metal typeface that projects beyond its body
Verb: kern  kurn
  1. (printing) furnish with a kern
  2. (printing) remove a portion of space between (adjacent letters)
Noun: Kern  kurn
  1. United States composer of musical comedies (1885-1945)
    - Jerome Kern, Jerome David Kern

Derived forms: kerns, kerning, Kerns, kerned

Type of: composer, furnish, get rid of, provide, remove, render, supply, type

Encyclopedia: Kern, California