Definition of iconify in English:

iconify

verbiconifying, iconified, iconifies

[with object]Computing
  • Reduce (a window on a screen) to a small symbol or graphic representation of itself so as to make room on the screen for other windows.

    • ‘This tool can be handy for long-running tasks; substitute the program name for the sleep command, and it will iconify the window, do the work and get back in your face when it's done.’
    • ‘When the smoothdock program is running, everything becomes iconified, except the pager for the virtual desktops, including running tasks.’
    • ‘Windows belonging to the same Window groups can be iconified, killed, moved and shaded all at the same time.’
    • ‘Moreover, Celtic Kings iconifies badly, which is annoying for me because I'm always trying to do something in the background.’
    • ‘They provide the facility which allows you to move your windows around the screen, iconify and maximize them, and kill off those applications which just refuse to go away.’

Pronunciation

iconify

/ʌɪˈkɒnɪfʌɪ/