/n[y]oo’li:n/ Line feed or other character sequence used to terminate a line of text.
Unix uses line feed as its text line terminator – a Bell-Labs-ism rather than a Berkeleyism. Interestingly (and unusually for Unix jargon), it is said to have originally been an IBM usage. Though the term “newline” appears in ASCII standards, it never caught on in the general computing world before Unix. The encoding of line feed as “\n” in C and Unix strings comes from this name.
The term has been used more generally for any end of line character, character sequence (e.g. crlf), or operation (like Pascal’s writeln procedure or Lisp 1.5’s terpri) required to terminate a text record or separate lines.
noun 1. a seaport in SE Connecticut, on the Thames River: naval base.
noun 1. a new or changed appearance, approach, etc., especially one characterized by marked departure from the previous or traditional one. 2. (usually initial capital letters) a style of women’s clothing introduced by the designer Christian Dior in 1947, characterized by a silhouette with broad shoulders, a narrow waist, a long, full skirt, and often […]
[noo-lee, nyoo-] /ˈnu li, ˈnyu-/ adverb 1. recently; lately: a newly married couple. 2. anew or afresh: a newly repeated slander. 3. in a new manner or form: a room newly decorated. /ˈnjuːlɪ/ adverb 1. recently; lately or just: a newly built shelf 2. again; afresh; anew: newly raised hopes 3. in a new manner; […]
- Newlyn datum
/ˈnjuːlɪn/ noun 1. another name for ordnance datum