Justify: the alignment of text along a margin or both margins. This is achieved by adjusting the spacing between the words and characters as necessary so that each line of text finishes at the same point.

Keep Standing: to hold type or plates ready for reprints.

Kerning: the adjustment of spacing between certain letter pairs, A and V for example, to obtain a more pleasing appearance. Not all DTP systems can achieve this.

Keyline: an outline drawn or set on artwork indicating size and position of an illustration or halftone. Keyline may be printing or non-printing.

Kiss Die-Cut: to cut the top layer of a pressure sensitive sheet and not the backing.

Kraft Paper: a tough brown paper used for packing.