(ku mand') n.

text that tells a computer program to take a specific, immediate action, especially when typed by a user.


Command. Command line.

command language

(ku mand' lang' gwij) n.

a scripting language of an operating system that consists principally of the operating system's commands.

command line

(ku mand' lIn) n.

1. text entered by a user for processing as a command.

2. an area or text box in which the user can enter a command.

command line interface


a line mode user interface for interacting with an operating system.

Abbr. CLI.

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