context sensitive

Definitions

General Science

  • adjective
    (written as context-sensitive)
    depending on a particular situation

Computing

  • adjective
    (written as context-sensitive)
    relating to the particular context

Electronics

  • A computer program feature that varies according to the specific task a user is attempting to accomplish. For instance, a program may provide different tips on the solving of a given problem, depending on the stage that is currently being worked on.
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