dialog box

(in a graphical user interface) a box, called up temporarily on the screen, that asks for user input or displays information.
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dialogue box or dialog box
computing a window that may appear on a VDU display to prompt the user to enter further information or select an option
dialog box or dialog box

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Example sentences
Now you have to approve each installation in a pop-up dialog box.
Fill out the dialog box as shown, using the add file to list button to load the desired file.
Displays a dialog box and returns a value based on your actions in the dialog box.
After the download is complete, close the dialog box.
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