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Definition: hamburger icon


The three-dash graphic that is clicked or tapped to display a menu on screen. The graphic analogy is a list, and the metaphor is the three-layer hamburger: bottom bun, meat and top bun.




Not Much to Look At
Just three horizontal lines. The three dots on the right are also a common menu icon.






A Real Hamburger Icon
In Windows 10 Tablet mode, a hamburger icon is displayed in the upper left corner of the screen.