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GUI

 (go͞o′ē)
n.
An interface for issuing commands to a computer utilizing a pointing device, such as a mouse, that manipulates and activates graphical images on a monitor.

[g(raphical) u(ser) i(nterface).]

GUI

(ˈɡuːiː)
n acronym for
(Computer Science) graphical user interface

graph′ical us′er in′terface


n.
a software interface designed to standardize and simplify the use of computer programs, as by using a mouse to manipulate text and images on a display screen featuring icons, windows, and menus.
Also called GUI.

GUI

(go͞o′ē)
Short for graphical user interface. An interface that is used to issue commands to a computer by means of a device such as a mouse that manipulates and activates onscreen images.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.GUI - a user interface based on graphics (icons and pictures and menus) instead of text; uses a mouse as well as a keyboard as an input device
dialog box, panel - (computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with `okay' or `cancel'
user interface, interface - (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
icon - (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface
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