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  • n. The character or character sequence that indicates the end of a line of text and transition to the next line; or, a control code or escape sequence used in a programming language to denote this character.

Etymologies

new +‎ line, coined at Bell Laboratories while developing the C programming language and UNIX operating systems. (Wiktionary)

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