Meaning of INTERFACE in English


I. in ‧ ter ‧ face 1 /ˈɪntəfeɪs $ -ər-/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

1 . the way in which you see the information from a computer program on a screen, or how you type information into the program ⇨ GUI

2 . technical the part of a computer system that connects two different machines

3 . the way in which two subjects, events etc affect each other

interface between

The book deals with the interface between accountancy and law.

4 . technical the surface where two things touch each other

II. interface 2 BrE AmE verb

1 . [intransitive, transitive + with] technical if you interface two parts of a computer system, or if they interface, you connect them

2 . [intransitive + with] if two people or groups interface with each other, they communicate with each other and work together

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.