command line


command line
UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "command line":
singular command line plural command lines computing
a way of using words or letters to give a computer instructions, instead of using a mouse or computer language

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Command Line —   [dt. Befehlszeile], Kommandozeile …   Universal-Lexikon

  • command line — noun commands that a user types in order to run an application • Hypernyms: ↑instruction, ↑command, ↑statement, ↑program line * * * command line noun (computing) A blank line on the screen to the right of a prompt where the user types a command • …   Useful english dictionary

  • command line — noun a) A shell, a command line interface; Im so used to the command line that I dont even know how to find things in the GUI. b) The text prompt presented to the user in a command line interface …   Wiktionary

  • Command line — Die Kommandozeile, Befehlszeile oder aus dem Englischen command line interface, kurz CLI, oft auch als Konsole oder Terminal bezeichnet, ist ein Eingabebereich (interface) für die Steuerung einer Software, insbesondere eines Betriebssystems, der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • command line — komandos eilutė statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Teksto eilutė, kurioje užrašyta komanda ↑komandų interpretatoriui. Paprastai pateikiama interpretatoriui ir įvykdoma paspaudus ↑įvedimo klavišą. atitikmenys: angl. command line ryšiai: dar… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • command line —    Any interface between the user and the command processor that allows you to enter commands from the keyboard for execution by the operating system.    See also graphical user interface; shell; text mode …   Dictionary of networking

  • command line — com mand ,line noun count COMPUTING a way of using words or letters to give a computer instructions, instead of using a MOUSE or computer language …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • command line — /kəˈmænd laɪn/ (say kuh mand luyn) noun a line of keyed in instructions to a computer, activated by pressing the carriage return …   Australian English dictionary

  • command line — interface on a non graphical operating system in which commands are explicitly written …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Command line completion — is a common feature of command line interpreters, in which the program automatically fills in partially typed tokens. Depending on the specific interpreter and its configuration, these elements may include commands, arguments, environment… …   Wikipedia


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