Carriage Return

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carriage return

[′kar·ij ri′tərn]
(computer science)
The operation that causes the next character to be printed at the extreme left margin, and usually advances to the next line at the same time.

Carriage Return

(character)
(CR, Control-M, ASCII 13) The character which causes the cursor to move to the left margin, often used with line feed to start a new line of output.

Encoded in C and Unix as "\r".