line space lever

noun
variants: or line spacer

Definition of line space lever

: the lever on a typewriter that operates the spacing ratchet and revolves the platen to a new line of writing and that is used to throw the carriage to a new line

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“Line space lever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20space%20lever. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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