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interface

noun [C]     /ˈɪntəfeɪs/
EQUIPMENT a connection between two pieces of electronic equipment, or between a person and a computer: a simple user interface Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesComputer concepts
COME TOGETHER a situation, method, or place where two things can come together and have an effect on each other: the interface between technology and traditionConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
(Definition of interface noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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