interface vs interact : Common Errors in English

About interface vs interact

The use of the computer term “interface” as a verb, substituting for“interact,” is widely objected to.

interface Meaning(s)

  • (n) (chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
  • (n) (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
  • (n) the overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other
  • (n) (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)

interact Meaning(s)

  • (v) act together or towards others or with others

interface in News

  1. PS4 Interface Previewed in Leaked Video

    Though Microsoft began promoting its Kinect-controlled user interface as soon as the Xbox One was announced three weeks ago, Sony has remained coy about what gamers will see when they turn on their PlayStation 4?s. Now, a new video has …
    on June 14, 2013 Source: WebProNews

  2. Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Command Line Interface Part 1 - Installing and Basic Configuration

    The Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c command line interface (Enterprise Manager Command Line Interface - EM CLI) can be used to configure several options that allow for monitoring and auditing the actions performed by users in the graphical interface. Karen Reliford shows you how to install and configure the EM CLI Client.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Database Journal

  3. Interface Introduces Net Effect™, A Global Carpet Tile Collection That Reflects The Beauty In Sustainability

    CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carpet tile manufacturer Interface is no stranger to thinking outside the box. It has journeyed beyond the typical design boundaries of carpet squares and planks. ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

interact in News

  1. Interact Club raises money for shelter

    The Newark High School Interact Club’s 2013 International fundraiser involved raising money to purchase a Shelter Box.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Wayne Post

  2. InterAct Club engages students in community

    BRISTOL — With the help of community-minded organizations like the Bristol Central High School InterAct Club, the Bristol Boys & Girls Club can help kids from low-income families blossom to their full potential.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: The Bristol Press

  3. InterAct Club holds Walk for the Cure

    BRISTOL — In May, members of the Bristol Central High School InterAct Club participated in the Walk For The Cure to support the breast cancer research and education organization Susan G. Komen For The Cure Connecticut.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: The Bristol Press

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