automatic carriage

automatic carriage

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′kar·ij]
(computer science)
Any mechanism designed to feed continuous paper or plastic forms through a printing or writing device, often using sprockets to engage holes in the paper.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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