progress bar

[ prog-res bahr, prog-ruhs ]
/ ˈprɒg rɛs ˌbɑr, ˈprɒg rəs /

noun Digital Technology.

a graphical element that illustrates the percentage of a computer task that is complete: The progress bar stopped moving when the program was about halfway downloaded.

Origin of progress bar

First recorded in 1945–50
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