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hard return

[′härd ri‚tərn]
(computer science)
A control code that is entered into a document by pressing the enter key.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hard return

A code inserted into text to represent the end of the line (end of paragraph) by pressing the Enter key. If the hard return does not display as a symbol on screen, it can sometimes be revealed along with other layout codes in an expanded mode. Contrast with soft return. See line break.
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A score of 146 for three could easily have been worse when Kasprowicz failed to cling on to hard return catch off Pietersen, and a much easier catch went begging in the same bowler's next over.
None of the initiatives we looked at would make it past today's tough-minded CIOs, who demand small teams, fixed schedules, and a hard return on investment (ROI) up front.
To extend their 2% (or less) spending allotment, grocers are concentrating on projects that will provide a hard return on investment, rather than on those funky, innovative projects that might be interesting down the road.
Save the file as "Text with Line Breaks" to put a hard return at the end of each line.
But the end of your typed line translates to a "hard return" when you click on "send." Then, when your recipients receive the e-mail, their left and right margins are probably not the same so that "wraps" occur at different places.
You may vary the thickness of your rules as you please, but I suggest inserting a hard return (i.e., a carriage return) either after the header text or before the footer text to provide more separation from the rule.
van Hoof, and P Rochette hit a hard return shot when they argued that the evidence for preferred paths may simply reflect an artifact in the way sedimentary rocks record the geomagnetic field.
Pettini rode his luck a little when he was dropped at slip and leg slip on 22 and 34 respectively by James Allenby and Jamie Dalrymple off Croft, who also missed a hard return catch when the Essex skipper was on 67.
Hard Return Example: 100-Agent Center (Source: The Call Center School) More Efficient Scheduling 2% savings (2 staff) @ 28,800/year $57,600 12% overtime reduction from $466,000 $55,920 1,242 time without pay hours @ 13.85/hr $17,200 Automation of WFM Tasks 3275 hours to 2588 hours @$24.50/hr $16,831 Reduction in Network Costs Shorter delays/800 cost savings $12,239 TOTAL YEARLY SAVINGS $159,790
Instead, these retailers are re-evaluating their IT wish lists and projects, and focusing specifically on applications that will provide a hard return on investment.