horizontal tabulation

(character)horizontal tabulation - (tab, Control-I, HT, ASCII 9) A character which when displayed or printed causes the following character to be placed at the next "tabstop" - the column whose number is a multiple of the current tab width. Commonly (especially in Unix(?)) the tab width is eight, so, counting from the left margin (column zero), the tab stops are at columns 8, 16, 24, up to the width of the screen or page.

A tab width of four or two is often preferred when indenting program source code to conserve indentation.

Represented as "\t" in C, Unix, and derivatives.
Horizontal engine
Horizontal fire
Horizontal force
horizontal integration
Horizontal line
horizontal loop combination
horizontal microcode
horizontal parallax
Horizontal plane
Horizontal projection
Horizontal range
horizontal scan rate
horizontal section
horizontal stabiliser
horizontal stabilizer
horizontal surface
-- horizontal tabulation --
horizontal tail
Horizontal training
Horizontal water wheel
hormone replacement therapy
hormone-replacement therapy
Horn block
horn button
Horn clause
Horn distemper
Horn drum
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