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  • n. On a typewriter, the action of the carriage roller to push the page up one, two or one and a half lines (as set elsewhere) when executing a carriage return.
  • n. 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.
  • v. To advance the page one line at a time, particularly in rapid succession.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the operation that prepares for the next character to be printed or displayed on the next line


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