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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an interface

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Included between two plane surfaces or faces.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to an interface.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geometry, included between two faces: thus, an interfacial angle is formed by the meeting of two planes.
  • Pertaining to an interface.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or situated at an interface


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