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Kerning   The narrowing of space between two letters so that they become closer and take up less space on the page.  
Key plate   The printing plate that is used as a guide for the other plates in the color printing process; it usually has the most detail.  
Keying   The use of symbols, usually letters, to code copy that will appear on a dummy.  
Keyline   Lines that are drawn on artwork that indicate the exact placement, shape and size of elements including halftones, illustrations etc.  
Kiss impression   A delicate printed impression, just heavy enough to be seen.  
Kraft   A coarse unbleached paper used for printing and industrial products.  

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