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Meaning of INTERFACE

Pronunciation:  'intur`feys

 
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A boundary across which two systems communicate. An interface might be a hardware connector used to link to other devices, or it might be a convention used to allow communication between two software systems. Often there is some intermediate component between the two systems which connects their interfaces together. For example, two eia-232 interfaces connected via a serial cable.

See also graphical user interface, application program interface.

 
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