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/ker'l*f/, sometimes /kru'l*f/ or /C-R-L-F/ A carriage return (CR, ASCII 13) followed by a line feed (LF, ASCII 10). Under Unix influence this usage has become less common because Unix uses just line feed as its line terminator.
See newline, terpri.
[Jargon File]
(1995-03-27)

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