[ task-bahr ]
/ ˈtæskˌbɑr /

noun Computers.

a row of buttons on a display screen that are clicked on to start software applications or switch between open applications or active windows.

Nearby words

  1. tashlikh,
  2. tasimeter,
  3. task,
  4. task force,
  5. task-oriented,
  6. taskmaster,
  7. taskmistress,
  8. taskwork,
  9. tasm.,
  10. tasman

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British Dictionary definitions for task bar


/ (ˈtɑːskˌbɑː) /


a row of selectable buttons and icons typically running along the bottom of a computer screen, displaying information such as the names of running programs
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Science definitions for task bar


[ tăskbär′ ]

A row of buttons or graphical controls on a computer screen that represent open programs, among which the user can switch back and forth by clicking on the appropriate one.
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