Line-feed definition

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.
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(computing) 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.
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To advance the page one line at a time, particularly in rapid succession.
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Noun

Singular:
line-feed
Plural:
line-feeds