Meaning of INTERACTIVE in English


— interactively , adv.

/in'teuhr ak"tiv/ , adj.

1. acting one upon or with the other.

2. of or pertaining to a two-way system of electronic communications, as by means of television or computer: interactive communications between families using two-way cable television.

3. (of a computer program or system) interacting with a human user, often in a conversational way, to obtain data or commands and to give immediate results or updated information: For many years airline reservations have been handled by interactive computer systems.

[ 1825-35; INTER- + ACTIVE ]

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