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interface

n.1.a surface forming a common boundary between two things, especially between two fluids.
2.(Computers) hardware that links one device with another (especially a computer).
3.(Computers) That part of a computer program which controls the way a program interacts with a user; the manner of inputting and outputting of data, and the way information is presented on a computer monitor; also called user interface; as, a graphical user interface; a character-based interface.
Noun1.interface - (chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
2.interface - (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
Synonyms: user interface
3.interface - the overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other; "the interface between chemistry and biology"
4.interface - (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)
Synonyms: port
(jargon)interface - A boundary across which two systems communicate. An interface might be a hardware connector used to link to other devices, or it might be a convention used to allow communication between two software systems. Often there is some intermediate component between the two systems which connects their interfaces together. For example, two EIA-232 interfaces connected via a serial cable.

See also graphical user interface, Application Program Interface.
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