pull-down menu
menu men"u (m[e^]n"y[=oo]), n. [F., slender, thin, minute. See 4th {Minute}.] 1. The details of a banquet; a list of the dishes served at a meal, whether or not one has a choice. [PJC]

2. Any list of objects, activities, etc. from which to choose; a selection of alternatives. [PJC]

3. Hence:A list of dishes form which to choose at a restaurant; a bill of fare. [1913 Webster]

4. Hence: (Computers) A list displayed on the computer screen, by which a program provides the user with different options for processing by the program. It usually includes a mechanism, such as pointing by a mouse or selection by arrow keys, to select the desired option from those on the list. Depending on how the menu is displayed, it may be a {pop-up menu} or {pull-down menu}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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