General English


  • noun a point where two groups of people come into contact


  • noun the link between two different computer systems or pieces of hardware


  • noun the point at which one computer system ends and another begins
  • noun a circuit, device or port that allows two or more incompatible units to be linked together in a standard communication system, allowing data to be transferred between them
  • noun a section of a program which allows transmission of data to another program
  • verb to modify a device by adding a circuit or connector to allow it to conform to a standard communications system
  • verb to connect two or more incompatible devices together with a circuit, in order to allow them to communicate


  • A common boundary shared by two adjacent parts of a system.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the point at which a system and a user make contact with each other


  • verb to connect and act with something