line finder


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line finder

[′līn ‚fīn·dər]
(communications)
A switching device that automatically locates an idle telephone or telegraph circuit going to the desired destination.
(computer science)
A device that automatically advances the platen of a line printer or typewriter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.