terpri

/ter'pree/ TERminate PRInt line. [LISP 1.5 and later, MacLISP] To output a newline. Still used in Common LISP. On some early operating systems and hardware, no characters would be printed until a complete line was formed, so this operation terminated the line and emitted the output.

[Jargon File]

Last updated: 1996-06-24

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