is for the Emacs text terminal emulator, which by default runs in a sub-shell in a buffer named `*terminal*` with `term-mode`. `M-x term` command starts a terminal.

Emacs uses and synonymously for the text terminal emulator.

Emacs runs by default in , which can use or switch between the two input modes: and character mode.

For controlling the appearance of terminal screens, Emacs supports escape sequences recognized by such modern terminals as xterm.

Within a text , which is a non-window terminal, Emacs can display only one at a time.

Emacs Lisp provides terminal type as one of the extended data types for programming editing features.

When using the tags or , use additional tags where appropriate or describe with appropriate Emacs terminology related to terminal emulators.