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alert box

[ə′lərt ‚bäks]
(computer science)
A dialog box that warns of an existing condition or the consequences of a command that has been given, or explains why a command cannot be executed.

alert box

A dialog box that contains an alert message. See alert.
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Subscribers are alerted to the arrival of new stories with an alert box that appears on their computer's screen even if they are not using a Web application at the time; the subscriber can click on a headline of interest and read the full text of the story, or dismiss the alert until the next scheduled delivery.