tool·​bar | \ ˈtül-ˌbär How to pronounce toolbar (audio) \

Definition of toolbar

: a strip of icons on a computer display providing quick access to certain functions

Examples of toolbar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Next, tap the Automation icon on the bottom toolbar. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 14 Jan. 2022 Note, too, that the Windows 11 version starts without the toolbar at the top, for an undistracted look at your image. Michael Muchmore, PCMAG, 19 Jan. 2022 In Safari, open a browser window, then click Safari in the top toolbar. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 14 Jan. 2022 This is found on the upper right-hand side of the toolbar, underneath the Account & Lists heading. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 19 Oct. 2021 Everything from the Start menu to the toolbar to the menus look and sound different on Windows 11. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 31 Aug. 2021 Microsoft has also integrated Teams directly into the toolbar. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 31 Aug. 2021 For Mac users: • Go to the top toolbar and select Finder. Kim Komando, USA TODAY, 5 Sep. 2021 Rich Riley, the other co-CEO, invented the browser toolbar now used by hundreds of millions of people around the globe in the late 1990s. Jim Vinoski, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of toolbar

1983, in the meaning defined above

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“Toolbar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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