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Noun: dialogue box
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: dialog box)
  1. (computing) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with 'okay' or 'cancel'
    - dialog box, panel

Derived forms: dialogue boxes

Type of: window

Part of: graphical user interface, GUI

Encyclopedia: Dialogue box