menu bar

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menu bar

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(computer science)
In a graphical user interface, a horizontal strip near the top of the screen or a window, containing the titles of available pull-down menus.
A horizontal or vertical strip containing the names of currently available commands.

menu bar

(operating system)
A permanently displayed menu spread horizontally across the top of the screen or window. When the mouse is pressed over an item on the menu bar, a pull-down menu appears.

menu bar

A row of menu titles typically located at the top of the application's window on screen. The File menu is often the first menu title on the menu bar. See menu pane.
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