Definition of Return key

1. Noun. The key on electric typewriters or computer keyboards that causes a carriage return and a line feed.

Exact synonyms: Return
Generic synonyms: Key

Lexicographical Neighbors of Return Key

return ace
return aces
return address
return ball
return crease
return demonstration
return extrasystole
return flow
return key (current term)
return on investment
return spring
return ticket
return tickets
return to form
return to our muttons

Literary usage of Return key

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. SAS(R) Component Language 9.1:: Reference, Volumes 1 and 2 by SAS Institute (2004)
"This option makes the carriage-return key work like a horizontal tab key. When the last field in the current row is reached, the cursor moves to the first ..."

2. Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS(R) Software by SAS Institute (2001)
"... then the line of text that you want to move will be placed after the line marked with an A after you press the ENTER or RETURN key. ..."

3. The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center by Dorian J. Cougias, E. L. Heiberger, Karsten Koop (2003)
"... type /Vand hit the return key. On HP-UX: Press any key during startup to interrupt the start process, enter the command boot and hit the return key. ..."

4. Fire Effects Information System: User's Guide by William C. Fischer, Melanie Miller, Cameron M. Johnston, Jane K. Smith (1998)
"You select the number, hit the return key, and scroll ... the screens by hitting the return key, as you did with the introductory species information. ..."

5. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments by Institute SAS Institute, SAS Institute (2004)
"To accept a default value, press the return key. To change a default value, type the appropriate information and press the return key. ..."

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