control character definition

  • noun:
    • A character which doesn't have a primary visual appearance as a glyph, but alternatively causes another show activity to happen, including a transition to a new range.
    • ASCII characters to point carriage return or tab or backspace; typed by depressing an integral while the control secret as well

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