Definition of Interface:

  1. Common boundary where direct contact between two different cultures, devices, entities, environments, systems, etc., occurs, and where energy, information, and/or material is exchanged. An electrical outlet or a telephone jack a common example of device interface. In technical contexts, interface requirements are governed by standard conventions called protocols which could be so complex that the interface itself is considered a separate device or system. In the context of computers, three common interface types are: (1) Hardware interface, consisting of cables, connectors, and ports that link devices such as keyboards, mice, printers, storage drives, etc., to the computer; (2) Software interface, consisting of commands, codes, and messages (called application program Interface) that enable different programs to communicate with each other and the operating system; and (3) User interface, consisting of command line, menus, prompts, dialog boxes, icons, wizards, etc., that enable a user and a computer to communicate with each other.

Synonyms of Interface

Ankle, Articulation, Border line, Bound, Boundary, Boundary condition, Boundary line, Bourn, Break boundary, Breakoff point, Butt, Ceiling, Cervix, Circumscription, Clinch, Closure, Compass, Confine, Connecting link, Connecting rod, Connection, Coupling, Cutoff, Cutoff point, Deadline, Delimitation, Determinant, Division line, Dovetail, Elbow, Embrace, End, Extremity, Finish, Floor, Frontier, Gliding joint, Hedge, High-water mark, Hinge, Hinged joint, Hip, Join, Joining, Joint, Juncture, Knee, Knuckle, Limen, Limit, Limitation, Limiting factor, Line, Line of demarcation, Link, Low-water mark, Lower limit, March, Mark, Mete, Miter, Mortise, Neck, Pivot, Pivot joint, Rabbet, Scarf, Seam, Shoulder, Start, Starting line, Starting point, Stitch, Suture, Symphysis, Target date, Term, Terminal date, Terminus, Threshold, Tie rod, Time allotment, Toggle, Toggle joint, Union, Upper limit, Weld, Wrist

How to use Interface in a sentence?

  1. One of the most important aspects of a program is its interface , for a good interface allows the user to interact with the program quickly, easily, and without confusion.
  2. The interface of the cars stereo was very confusing. So confusing that the car dealer had to come and show me how it works.
  3. The website designer used an interface on the computer program to make it easier for people to enter information into the application.

Meaning of Interface & Interface Definition