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Synonyms for interface



Synonyms for interface

(chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)

(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

the overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other

(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)

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Many authors have discussed interface design, and in such discussions it is not unusual to find an emphasis on the user.
Although the industry believed SEMCI was the solution to connecting agents and carriers, the SEMCI batch interface made it difficult to synchronize editing and business rules and accommodate company-to-company differences.
In fact, most people who are going to take the trouble to work with a user interface are reasonably smart (in particular, they are apt to be well informed about the subject they're working with) and appreciate being treated that way.
One must bear these in mind when looking at the interface specification.
through the Windows Data Base, directly into the interface, in order to create a reusable interface and greatly reduce the amount of time spent massaging the data.
The conclusion, therefore, is that interfacial instability occurs when a critical shear stress at the interface of melt layers is exceeded.
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