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interface

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.tə.feɪs/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
a connection between two pieces of electronic equipment, or between a person and a computer: My computer has a network interface, which allows me to get to other computers. The new version of the program comes with a much better user interface (= way of showing information to a user) than the original.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesComputer concepts a situation, way, or place where two things come together and affect each other: the interface between technology and tradition We need a clearer interface between management and the workforce.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures

interface

verb uk   /ˈɪn.tə.feɪs/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/
[T] specialized computing to connect two or more pieces of equipment, such as computers: The computers must be properly interfaced.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesOperating computers [I] to communicate with someone, especially in a work-related situation: We use email to interface with our customers.Communicating and keeping in touch
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