taskbar

[ 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.

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British Dictionary definitions for task bar

taskbar
/ (ˈtɑːskˌbɑː) /

noun

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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Scientific definitions for task bar

taskbar
[ 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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