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See line feed.

line feed

(1) A character code that advances the screen cursor or printer to the next line. The line feed is used as an end-of-line code in Unix. In Windows, DOS and OS/2 text files, the return/line feed pair (ASCII 13 10) is the standard end of line code. See line break and CR/LF.

(2) A printer button that advances paper one line when depressed.

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