drop-down menu

noun
a menu of options that appears below the item when the computer user clicks on it
Hypernyms: ↑menu, ↑computer menu

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drop-down menu UK US noun [countable] [singular drop-down menu plural drop-down menus] computing
a list of choices on your computer screen that stays there until you choose one
Thesaurus: on the computer screenhyponym computer programs and systemshyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ menus [count]
computers : a list of choices that appears on a computer screen when a person clicks on the menu's title

To print the document, click on “print” in the “file” drop-down menu.

called also drop-down list, pull-down menu

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ˌdrop-down ˈmenu 7 [drop-down menu] noun (computing)
a menu that appears on a computer screen when you choose it, and that stays there until you choose one of the functions on it

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Drop-down-Menü — Drop down Me|nü [… da̮un…], das [engl. drop down menu, aus: drop down = sich heruntersenkend, Sink u. menu, ↑ Menü (2)] (EDV): Auswahlfenster, das sich unterhalb des Mauszeigers od. einer Menüleiste öffnet. * * * Drop down Menü   [von engl. to… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drop-down menu — drop down .menu n a list of choices which appears on a computer screen when you ↑click on a place on the screen …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drop-down menu — drop down ,menu noun count COMPUTING a list of choices on your computer screen that stays there until you choose one …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • drop down menu — išskleidžiamasis meniu statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Meniu, kurio matomas tik pavadinimas, o ↑elementai pasirodo tik jį išskleidus. Tai ↑išskleidžiamasis sąrašas, atliekantis meniu funkciją. Paveiksle parodytas išskleistas meniu… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • drop-down menu — išskleidžiamasis meniu statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Meniu, kurio matomas tik pavadinimas, o ↑elementai pasirodo tik jį išskleidus. Tai ↑išskleidžiamasis sąrašas, atliekantis meniu funkciją. Paveiksle parodytas išskleistas meniu… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • drop-down menu — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms drop down menu : singular drop down menu plural drop down menus computing a list of choices on your computer screen that stays there until you choose one …   English dictionary

  • Drop-down-Menü — Drop down Me|nü [... dau̮n...] <englisch> (EDV Menü, das [nach unten] aufklappt) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • drop-down menu — /ˈdrɒp daʊn mɛnju/ (say drop down menyooh) noun → pull down menu …   Australian English dictionary

  • drop down menu — list of options which is displayed when clicking on the parent menu …   English contemporary dictionary


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