user interface

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Noun1.user 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 systemuser 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
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
CLI, command line interface - a user interface in which you type commands instead of choosing them from a menu or selecting an icon
graphical user interface, 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
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