control character(redirected from Nonprintable character)
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|Noun||1.||control character - ASCII characters to indicate carriage return or tab or backspace; typed by depressing a key and the control key at the same time|
ASCII character - any member of the standard code for representing characters by binary numbers
backspace character - a control character that indicates moving a space to the left