retrace line

retrace line

[′rē‚trās ‚līn]
(electronics)
The line traced by the electron beam in a cathode-ray tube in going from the end of one line or field to the start of the next line or field. Also known as return line.

retrace line

The line followed by the beam of electrons in a cathode-ray tube after it ends one line and returns to the start of the next line. Also called a fly-back
References in classic literature ?
The slanting light of the setting sun quivers on the sea-like expanse of the river; the shivery canes, and the tall, dark cypress, hung with wreaths of dark, funereal moss, glow in the golden ray, as the heavily-laden steamboat marches onward.
The man's shoulders were hunched up and when he had made his way clear of the throng of passengers I perceived him as an unhappy and shivery being.
Well," he confessed, "I was a bit shivery at first; but I got used to it.