Definitions for "Newline character"
Any character, but usually the Return character (ASCII code $0D), that indicates the end of a sequence of bytes.
Literally the linefeed character whose ASCII value is 10. In general, the newline character is a special shell character that indicates a complete command line has been entered and it may now be executed.
the single character used to represent a line terminator in Icon regardless of the actual representation used in the underlying system.