clear(1)clear(1)NAMEclear - clear the terminal screen
SYNOPSISclearDESCRIPTIONclear clears your screen if this is possible, including its scrollback
buffer (if the extended "E3" capability is defined). clear looks in
the environment for the terminal type and then in the terminfo database
to determine how to clear the screen.
clear ignores any command-line parameters that may be present.
SEE ALSOtput(1), terminfo(5)
This describes ncurses version 5.9 (patch 20140118).