carriage re turn

carriage return

noun
1.
(on a typewriter) the key or mechanism that causes the next character typed to appear at the left margin and on a new line.
2.
Computers. the symbol, command, or key (return) that causes the printer to be positioned or the cursor to be displayed at the left margin.
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carriage return

noun
the operation that prepares for the next character to be printed or displayed as the first character on a line 
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