Definition of dialog box in English:

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dialog box

Pronunciation: /ˈdīəlôɡ bäks/


A small area on screen, in which the user is prompted to provide information or select commands.
Example sentences
  • Any users who get the unexpected prompt may dismiss the dialogue box and continue working.
  • This tip was written in Visual LISP and includes a dialog box to select the symbols you want to use.
  • The print dialog box provides several additional options including image scaling, pagination, paper orientation and print color.

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Syllabification: di·a·log box

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