scroll bar


Definition of scroll bar


  1. :  a narrow bar along the bottom or side of a window that one clicks on with a mouse to see parts of the window that are hidden

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a roll (as of papyrus, leather, or parchment) for writing a document

    :  a written message

    :  roster, list

  1. :  to move text or graphics up or down or across a display screen as if by unrolling a scroll

    :  to progress, move, or be revealed as if by the unrolling of a scroll

    :  to cause (text or graphics on a display screen) to move in scrolling

  1. :  a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide and has any of various uses (as for a lever, support, barrier, or fastening)

    :  a solid piece or block of material that is longer than it is wide

    :  a usually rigid piece (as of wood or metal) longer than it is wide that is used as a handle or support

  1. :  to fasten with a long, narrow piece of wood, metal, or other material :  to fasten with a bar (see 1bar 1a)

    :  to place bars across to prevent ingress or egress

    :  to mark with straight stripes, bands, or lines that are much longer than they are wide :  to mark with bars (see 1bar 4) :  stripe

  1. :  except

  1. :  a unit of pressure equal to 100,000 pascals

  1. : barometer; barometric

    : barrel

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