clear the terminal screen
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##What does it do ?
clears the terminal screen
example added by an anonymous user
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
ignores any command-line parameters that may be present.
ncurses version 5.9 (patch 20110404).