Share this entry

Share this page

linefeed

Line breaks: line|feed
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪnfiːd
 
/

Definition of linefeed in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The action of advancing paper in a printing machine or text on a screen by the space of one line.
Example sentences
  • Preview pane strips out all the carriage returns and line feeds, so everything becomes one huge paragraph.
2The distance from the bottom of one line of type to the bottom of the next.

Definition of linefeed in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure