Kern: to squeeze together characters,
for a better fit of strokes and white space. In display
type, characters almost need to be kerned because
the white space between characters at large sizes
is more noticeable.
Kicker: a brief phrase or sentence
lead-in to a story or chapter; usually set smaller
than the headline or chapter title, but larger than
Knockout: in printing, when one
color is to be printed immediately adjacent to another
color; actually they are printed with a slight overlap.
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