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What does CR stand for?

CR stands for Carriage Return

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The Typewriter" is a brief and lively piece that mimics the staccato strokes and clanging carriage return of what is now considered, I am sure, a charmingly primitive word processor.
It is as patronising as it is counter-productive to call someone a silver surfer, conjuring up a pensioner actually able to type a few words into Google and press carriage return all on his or her own.
1906: Robert Turner announced the invention of the automatic carriage return on typewriters.
FIRST Great Western's family carriage returns to the tracks for the Christmas period.