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interface

in·ter·face

interface

pronunciation:
In tr feIs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the programs that allow communication between a person and a computer or between computers.
A new interface allowed all the computers in the company to communicate with each other.
definition 2: the way a computer program appears on the screen to the person who uses the program.
Computer programs for children often have a colorful interface.
derivation: interfacial (adj.)
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  communication, computer