prompts, 3rd person singular present; prompted, past tense; prompted, past participle; prompting, present participle;
(of an event or fact) Cause or bring about (an action or feeling)
his death has prompted an industry-wide investigation of safety violations
Cause (someone) to take a course of action
a demonstration by 20,000 people prompted the government to step up security
Assist or encourage (a hesitating speaker) to say something
“And the picture?” he prompted
Supply a forgotten word or line to (an actor) during the performance of a play
(of a computer) Request input from (a user)
(prompt) a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken); "the audience could hear his prompting"
(prompt) according to schedule or without delay; on time; "the train is prompt"
(prompt) motivate: give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
(prompt) (computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command
(prompt) ready and willing or quick to act; "she is always prompt to help her friends";
(prompt) serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
PROMPT, an acronym for Panchromatic Robotic Optical Monitoring and Polarimetry Telescopes, is currently being built by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) in Chile. ...
(Prompt (theatre)) The prompt (sometimes prompter) in a theatre is traditionally the person who prompts or cues an actor when they forget their next line or neglect to move on the stage to where they are supposed to be situated.
(prompt) Something that indicates when or where a response is appropriate; A suggestion for inspiration given to an author; To lead someone toward what they should say or do; - to show or tell an actor/person the words they should be saying, or actions they should be doing; Ready, willing (to ...
(prompt) Object that is displayed on a computer screen as an indication to the user to perform a task, such as type a command, password, or file name.
A prompt is text used to ask the user for input. Displaying a prompt is called prompting. Emacs prompts always appear in the echo area (q.v.). ...
(Prompt) Whut th mail ain't in th winter taim
(Prompt) Input that encourages an individual to perform a movement or activity. A prompt may be verbal, gestural or physical. Also known as a “cue”.
(prompt) the location or position in a terminal window where a user enters a command. The prompt will typically be a single simple character, such as the "$" character. ...
(prompt) A character or characters that an interactive program prints to tell the user that it's ready for the user to type something. In many versions of Scheme, the prompt is a > character.
(prompt) A character displayed on the screen to prompt the user to take some action. The most common prompt is the "C prompt" in which the computer hard drive or "C" requests directions on what the computer should perform next.
(Prompt) A signal that the computer or operating system is waiting for a command from the user.
(PROMPT) Prompts for Restructuring Oral Musculature and Phonetic Targets. It is a multi-dimensional approach to speech production disorders that embraces physical-sensory, as well as cognitive-linguistic and social-emotional aspects of development.
(A-Prompt (Accessibility Prompt)) A tool developed to assist Web authors in improving the accessibility and usability of HTML documents. ...
(ProMPT) Prostate cancer mechanisms of progressions and treatment
(Prompt) (pump-primer) a scenario, a focus, a beginning sentence, a what-if, to stimulate or structure student effort. Prompts can serve as models as students begin developing their own topics. ...
(Prompt) A cue. When programming, the System will "ask" you to enter various information. This "asking" is called a prompt.
(Prompt) A question or statement that elicits a teacher candidate’s response within the performance tasks.
(Prompt) A report element that asks for specific values before the report is run.
(Prompt) A screen indication asking the user for an input.