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See also: linefeed
- On a typewriter, the action of the carriage roller to push the page up one or more lines when executing a carriage return.
- (computing) The character (0x0a in ASCII) which advances the paper by one line in a teletype or printer, or moves the cursor to the next line on a display.
computing: the character which advances the paper by one line or moves cursor to the next line
- To advance the page one line at a time, particularly in rapid succession.