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escape sequence (plural escape sequences)

  1. (computing, telecommunications) An escape character together with subsequent characters, not output as written, but specifying a particular behaviour.
    In the C programming language, the backslash is an escape character; for example, '\n' is an escape sequence which represents a newline.

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