toolbar

noun

tool·​bar ˈtül-ˌbär How to pronounce toolbar (audio)
: 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 The editing interface is like most photo apps, with a toolbar down the left rail and tool settings and layer sections on the right. PCMAG, 10 May 2024 This new option is part of the shapes toolbar, and any inserted emoji can easily be resized and moved around on top of your screenshot. Tom Warren, The Verge, 9 May 2024 The screen will dim, the Snipping toolbar will appear at the top of the screen and your cursor will become a plus sign. Ken Colburn, The Arizona Republic, 29 Jan. 2024 At its first release the Copilot button lived far from the actual Copilot sidebar, on the left side of the toolbar, but an update moved it to its more logical placement on the right corner of the Taskbar. PCMAG, 22 Mar. 2024 The toolbar includes options to capture using rectangular or freehand selection tools, grabbing a specific window or full-screen capture tools. Ken Colburn, The Arizona Republic, 29 Jan. 2024 Whether imported, captured, or entered manually, your passwords appear in an account list that’s accessed by clicking the toolbar button. PCMAG, 22 Jan. 2024 The top left and right corners of the toolbar are now rounded corners. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 7 Sep. 2023 Open up the app, then tap the Clean icon on the toolbar at the bottom. David Nield, Popular Science, 3 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toolbar was in 1983

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“Toolbar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toolbar. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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