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NAMEclear - clear the terminal screen
DESCRIPTIONclear clears your screen if this is possible. It looks in the environment for the terminal type and then in the terminfo database to figure out how to clear the screen.
SEE ALSOtput(1), terminfo(5)
This describes ncurses version 5.6 (patch 20070217).
examples of using clear