menu bar

noun

: a narrow section across the screen in a computer program and that shows the names of available operations

Examples of menu bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike the blocky panels, however, the drop-down lists in the menu bar are a touch too small for our liking, which makes for annoying navigation. PCMAG, 5 June 2024 The main interface uses a touchscreen and a top menu bar of icons, including a musical note. Michael Frank, Ars Technica, 22 May 2024 The desktop has a gray background, a single menu bar on the top, and some icons near the bottom. Jeremy Reimer, Ars Technica, 19 Jan. 2023 To update your Mac: Click the Apple icon from the menu bar at the top of the screen. Kim Komando, Fox News, 22 Jan. 2024 Interactions magazine October 1980: A mockup of the new single menu bar. Jeremy Reimer, Ars Technica, 19 Jan. 2023 The bottom menu bar in the app has been streamlined to just three icons: Home, Devices, and More. Jennifer Pattison Tuohy, The Verge, 1 Dec. 2023 Outlook also has created a shortcut to rules with a button called Sweep, which appears in the menu bar in some versions of Outlook. Danielle Abril, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2023 Manage extensions: Click Safari in the menu bar > Settings. Fox News, 9 Oct. 2023

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“Menu bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/menu%20bar. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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