Throbber definition

An animated icon that notifies the user that an operation is taking place in the background, such as when an application is loading or a Web page is downloading. Typically a spinning ball, logo or bar, throbbers are often animated GIF or AVI files. See animated GIF and AVI.
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(graphical user interface) A widget consisting of a static image that animates during execution of a task.
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Noun

Singular:
throbber
Plural:
throbbers

Origin of throbber

  • From throb + -er

    From Wiktionary