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active window

[¦ak·tiv ′win‚dō]
(computer science)
In a windowing environment, the window in which the user is currently working and which receives keyboard input.
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active window

The currently selected window. Contrast with inactive window.
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Tuning the radio is accomplished with dedicate channeling knobs on the right side of the bezel, while pushing the outer button transfers the standby frequency to the active window.
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