dialog box

noun
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of dialog box

: a window (see window 10) on a computer screen for choosing options or inputting information

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First Known Use of dialog box

1984


DIALOG BOX Defined for English Language Learners

dialog box

Definition of dialog box for English Language Learners

  • computers : a box that appears on a computer screen with a question inside asking the user to make a choice or give information


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