Definition of drop-down in English:

drop-down

Syllabification: drop-down

adjective

[attributive]
  • 1Dropping down or unfolding when required: an RV with two drop-down beds
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    • But, actually, there used to be a drop-down bar.
    • Behind the drop-down door is room for a spacious, plastic trash container that keeps your daily household waste out of sight and out of mind.
    • A large drop-down screen accommodates the football and rugby fans: go in any night when there's a big match on and plenty of people watching.
  • 1.1 Computing (Of a menu) appearing below a menu title when it is selected, and remaining until used or dismissed. Compare with pull-down.
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    • You can store settings for multiple Web servers and then select one from a drop-down menu when it's time to upload your files.
    • When someone starts typing a request into the search box, a drop-down menu appears with suggestions as to what that person could be looking for.
    • Each channel group is updated separately and only when you select it from the drop-down menu.

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