Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A row of buttons or graphical controls on a computer screen that represent open programs, among which the user can switch back and forth by clicking on the appropriate one.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The application desktop bar which is used to launch and monitor applications in Microsoft Windows 95 and later operating systems.

Etymologies

task +‎ bar (Wiktionary)

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