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cascading menu

[ka‚skād·iŋ ′men·yü]
(computer science)
A menu that appears next to a pull-down menu as the result of selecting a choice on the latter.

cascading menu

A menu system that displays submenus off to the side when selected. In Windows XP, the Programs submenu in the Start menu is cascaded to the right side when selected (see below).


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