See also: interfacé
interface (plural interfaces)
- The point of interconnection between entities.
- Public relations firms often serve as the interface between a company and the press.
- (chemistry, physics) A thin layer or boundary between different substances or two phases of a single substance.
- If water and oil are mixed together, they tend to separate, and at equilibrium they are in different strata with an oil-water interface in between.
- The surface of a lake is a water-air interface.
- (computing) The point of interconnection between systems or subsystems.
- The data is sent over the air interface to the remote system.
- (computing) The connection between a user and a machine.
- The options are selected via the user interface.
- (computing, object-oriented) The connection between parts of software.
- This interface is implemented by several Java classes.
- (computing, object-oriented) In object-oriented programming, a piece of code defining a set of operations that other code must implement.
- The Audio and Video classes both implement the IPlayable interface.
point of interconnection between entities
chemistry, physics: thin layer or boundary between different substances, or phases of a single substance
computing: point of interconnection between systems or subsystems
computing: connection between a user and a machine
computing, object-oriented: connection between parts of software
computing, object-oriented: piece of code defining a set of operations that other code must implement
- (transitive) to construct an interface for, to connect through an interface
- (intransitive) to be an interface, to be into an interface
interface f (plural interfaces)