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A function or lever which enables the carriage on a manual or electric typewriter to move freely, instead of only in one direction when the keys are pressed.
- ‘In contrast to Model 2, Model 3 is equipped with a carriage release and a line spacing lever on the right side of the carriage.’
- ‘Ensuring the carriage release operates FULLY and freely cures this, and can often be the result of a bent lever.’
- ‘Various carriage shift mechanisms were implemented over the life of this model, with left hand shift keys, standard 1-color ribbon with manual reverse; and carriage release lever at both ends of carriage.’
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