Definition of combo box in English:

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combo box


Computing , informal
A type of dialogue box containing a combination of controls, such as sliders, text boxes, and drop-down lists.
Example sentences
  • Now, click on the drop-down combo box and choose the search engine that you are targeting.
  • In Excel 97, you would click on the Data menu, click on the Sort menu item, choose KEI from the drop-down combo box named ‘Sort by’, click on the ‘Descending’ option next to it, and then click on OK.
  • Now, from the Inspector window, select the Size item from the combo box at the top to set the auto-sizing properties of the NSImageView object.

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Syllabification: com·bo box

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