pull-down

adjective
\ˈpu̇l-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of pull-down 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: being or appearing below a selected item (such as an icon) in a window overlaying the original view on a computer display The Mac screen offered help from cartoons, pointing devices, and commands on pull-down screens, making it vastly easier to comprehend than the nearly blank screen IBM presented.— Brian O'Reilly

pull down

verb

Definition of pull down (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1a : demolish, destroy

b : to hunt down : overcome

2a : to bring to a lower level : reduce

b : to depress in health, strength, or spirits

3 : to draw or earn (wages or salary)

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Examples of pull-down in a Sentence

Verb

a powerful storm pulled down the old fishing shack, which had been immortalized in countless paintings an ugly billboard that was eventually pulled down

First Known Use of pull-down

Adjective

1983, in the meaning defined above

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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pull-down menu

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The first known use of pull-down was in the 15th century

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pull-down

adjective
\ˈpu̇l-ˌdau̇n\

Kids Definition of pull-down

: appearing on a computer screen below a selected item a pull-down menu

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