A horizontal bar, typically at the bottom of the screen or window, showing information about a document being edited or a program running.
- These were usually put in your status bar along the bottom edge of your browser window.
- The status bar gives users a lot of information and precise measurements of objects and tools.
- The user is informed about this in the status bar for 2,000 milliseconds.
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Syllabification: sta·tus bar
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