–noun 1. a part of the face of a type projecting beyond the body or shank, as in certain italic letters. –verb (used with object) 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.
–adverbial noun 1. graphic designer, letterpress printer, and artist with a love of all things printing, type and felt.
How good are you at kerning? Try it out for yourself.