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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.
Camarillo-based Interface helps more than 115,000 area residents with crisis intervention, shelter for abused children and battered women, counseling for pregnant teens and programs such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, according to Chris Rutter, director of community resources for the organization.
The conclusion, therefore, is that interfacial instability occurs when a critical shear stress at the interface of melt layers is exceeded.
Graphics Interface and Technologies: Integrated and Discrete Graphics, AGP and PCI-Express Graphics.
For mobile operators, there are immediate revenue benefits gained from improved interface technologies: any feature which eases data entry will encourage their subscribers to send more SMS, email or IM messages; and features which augment navigation and speed access to personal information and applications will encourage subscribers to initiate more voice calls and consume more content services.
The BeBoB platform can be found in audio interface systems and musical instruments targeted at professional musicians, as well as systems for the consumer audio market.
The DMA interface modes reduce the processor power required to manage the CompactFlash data transfers.
While the individual components required to build a DDR2 memory interface are available, a complete solution requires significant system-level knowledge of DDR2 SDRAM operation as well as an understanding of package design considerations and signal integrity," said Prasad Subramaniam, vice president of Design Technology, eSilicon.
IntelliShip coupled with this new interface will improve the overall ship design, certification, construction and commissioning process.
Titration studies performed at Boca Raton Sleep Center in Boca Raton, FL have confirmed that this therapy will be an excellent interface of choice for sleep lab technicians and respiratory therapists.
Mobile industry to converge onto MIPI Display Serial Interface (DSI) Specification, improving interoperability and reducing cost of display sub-systems in mobile devices
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