Adjective "interface" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A point where two systems, subjects, organizations, etc. meet and interact.
  1. '‘Achieving the Vision’ was formulated by the Local Strategic Partnership, an interface between business and the regulators.'
  2. 'Today's shallow, thrust-type earthquake occurred off the west coast of northern Sumatra at the interface between the India and Burma plates.'
  3. 'But there has been a concern among researchers that the interface between these two policy areas has been characterised by poor policy coherence and weak delivery.'
  4. 'A braking actuation system serves as the interface between the driver and the braking system.'
  5. 'Versailles was the working interface between the divinely appointed monarch and his elite subjects, and kept them occupied, under the king's eye and out of mischief.'
  6. 'And secondly, there seems to be a problem with the interface between the mental health part of the system and other parts of the health system, especially in the community.'
  7. 'Yet the distinction is not always clear, as the interface between individual and organizational workplace issues is often significant and complex.'
  8. 'The key account manager acts as the primary interface between the supplier organization and the customer.'
  9. '‘If we didn't understand the interface between design and marketing, we'd just be selling jerseys,’ says Moon.'
  10. 'A clear and agreed agenda for the private sector's role is essential, together with proper systems to develop, manage, and monitor the interface between both sectors.'
  11. 'the surface tension of a liquid at its air/liquid interface'
  12. 'Our results suggest that the adsorption of pulmonary surfactant to an air-liquid interface can be considered in terms of two sequential steps.'
  13. 'The setup is currently upgraded by the simultaneous measurement of the surface tension of the interface.'
A device or program enabling a user to communicate with a computer.
  1. 'Running an embedded version of Windows XP, the device should have a familiar interface for most users.'
  2. 'They use a natural interface which enables users to highlight, scribble notes, bookmark and annotate.'
  3. 'A new type of computer interface is to enable blind people to feel and hear 3D graphic environments.'
  4. 'Its standardized platform hardware interface allows the software and drivers to work across various platforms.'
  5. 'The gateway holds the hardware interfaces and software protocol stacks to get all the various technologies talking nicely to one another.'
  6. 'We will look not only at the hardware but also at the software support and multi-media interface in great detail.'


Interact with (another system, person, etc.)
  1. 'The Committee has been using customary law practices to interface with the law and justice system through pre-court conferencing and other similar initiatives.'
  2. 'This is especially true when even a dedicated unit is asked to interface with the rest of the police department.'
  3. 'We will interface with machines through thought signals.'
  4. 'At the Butler Gallery, he has chosen to interface with four other artists, all born in Rio de Janeiro during the 1960s.'
  5. 'To do this successfully, they needed a rather fluid system that could interface successfully between their clients' culture and the media culture.'
  6. 'A major step for the DWP pension fund would be to create a committee to interface with independent auditors, Simpson said.'
  7. 'They've discovered that on average we interface with 832 individuals, meeting roughly half of those, engaging with the rest via telephone or e-mail.'
  8. 'In the last century, idea-based art concepts began requiring viewers to meet art objects halfway, and to interface with ideas through art, not just passively look at the art.'
  9. 'On his walls are plans for an array of laboratories that will eventually interface with the Sanger Institute for genetics and the cancer unit in Addenbrooke's hospital.'
  10. 'All systems will have to be automated, and operating and control systems will have to be able to interface with medical systems.'
Connect with (another computer or piece of equipment) by an interface.
  1. with object 'a device which can be interfaced with a computer'
  2. 'Dry contacts also are provided to interface with dialers or data systems for remote monitoring.'
  3. 'Ideally, it would interface with your computer desktop.'

More definitions

1. a surface regarded as the common boundary of two bodies, spaces, or phases.

2. the facts, problems, considerations, theories, practices, etc., shared by two or more disciplines, procedures, or fields of study: the interface between chemistry and physics.

3. a common boundary or interconnection between systems, equipment, concepts, or human beings.

4. communication or interaction: Interface between the parent company and its subsidiaries has never been better.

5. a thing or cir

More examples(as adjective)

"initiatives can be interface."