menu bar

noun Computers.
a horizontal menu displayed at the top of a computer screen or window, listing available menus for an application, as File, Edit, and View.
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menu bar definition

operating system
A permanently displayed menu spread horizontally across the top of the screen or window. When the mouse is pressed over an item on the menu bar, a pull-down menu appears.
(1999-09-22)

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Example sentences
Once it's open and you see our lovely blue planet, go to the top where there is a menu bar of icons.
The site design universal features include a menu bar that easily allows you to go to the topic of your choice.
If you don't what to use the top menu bar, you can enable a shortcut to lock your computer.
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