|Noun||1.||line feed - the operation that prepares for the next character to be printed or displayed on the next line|
|(character)||line feed - (LF, control-J, ASCII 10) The ASCII character
meaning move the cursor down to the same column on the next
line. Originally this would have been done by "feeding" paper
through the printer.|
Unix uses line feed as its text line terminator (newline character).