1 (chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
2 (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 [syn: user interface]
3 the overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other; "the interface between chemistry and biology"
4 (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) [syn: port]
- The point of interconnection between two entities
- Public relations firms often serve as the interface between a company and the press.
- The point of interconnection between two systems or subsystems
- The data is sent over the air interface to the remote system.
- The connection between a user and a machine
- The options are selected via the user interface.
- (chemistry and physics) A thin layer or boundary between two
different substances or two phases of a single substance.
- For example, if water and oil are mixed together, they tend to
separate, and at equilibrium they are in two different strata with
an oil-water interface in between.
- The surface of a lake is a water-air interface.
- For example, if water and oil are mixed together, they tend to separate, and at equilibrium they are in two different strata with an oil-water interface in between.
- Chinese: 接口 (jiēkǒu)
- Czech: rozhraní
- Dutch: koppeling , aansluiting
- Esperanto: interfaco
- French: interface
- German: Schnittstelle
- Greek: διεπαφή (1, 2, 3), διεπιφάνεια (4)
- Hebrew: ממשק g Hebrew
- Hungarian: határfelület, illesztőegység
- Italian: interfacciamento (2,3), interfaccia (all)
- Japanese: インターフェース (intāfēsu)
- Norwegian (Bokmål): grensesnitt
- Portuguese: interface
- Spanish: interfaz
- Swedish: gränssnitt
- to construct an interface for, to connect through an interface
- to be an interface, to be into an interface
- Greek: φέρω σε διεπαφή
Interface may refer to:
in computer science:
- Interface (computer science), an abstraction of a software component.
- Interface (Java), an abstract type which is used to specify an interface that classes must implement
- Network interface, a point of interconnection between a terminal and a network or between two networks
- User interface, the aggregate of means by which people interact with a machine, device, computer program, or other complex tool
- Graphical user interface
in other fields:
- Interface (chemistry), a surface forming a boundary between two phases
- Interface (music group), an electronic music artist based in New York
- Interface (novel), a 1994 novel by Neal Stephenson and George Jewsbury
- "Interface" (TNG episode), a seventh season episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation
- Interface Inc., a carpet company focused on environmental sustainability
- Physical interface, a device for joining electric circuits together
interface in Danish: Grænseflade
interface in German: Schnittstelle
interface in Spanish: Interfaz
interface in Esperanto: Interfaco
interface in French: Interface
interface in Korean: 인터페이스
interface in Ido: Interfacio
interface in Indonesian: Antarmuka
interface in Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Interfacie
interface in Italian: Interfaccia
interface in Dutch: Interface
interface in Japanese: インターフェース
interface in Norwegian: Brukergrensesnitt
interface in Polish: Interfejs
interface in Portuguese: Interface
interface in Russian: Интерфейс (значения)
interface in Swedish: Gränssnitt
interface in Turkish: Arayüz
interface in Urdu: سطح البین
interface in Chinese: 接口
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