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noun [countable]     interface pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    computing a point in a computer system where information passes from one part of the system to another or from the computer to the person using it

    The point-and-click interface made life easier for users.

    1. a.
      a piece of software or a connection that allows two pieces of computer equipment, for example a computer and a printer, to work together
  2. 2
    formal a place where people or things meet each other, or a thing that connects them
    interface between:

    the interface between the Bank of England and other sectors of the economy



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