timeline bar

[ tahym-lahyn bahr ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌlaɪn ˌbɑr /

noun Digital Technology.

a graphical user interface representing the duration of an audio or video file, used when playing the file to indicate progress and to control fast forward and rewind functions, and used when editing to set beginning and end points or otherwise trim content: Click anywhere on the timeline bar to jump to that section of the video.

Origin of timeline bar

First recorded in 1990–95
Also called scrub bar, timeline.
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