graphical user interface


noun

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.

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Also called GUI.

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British Dictionary definitions for graphical user interface

graphical user interface

noun

an interface between a user and a computer system that involves the use of a mouse-controlled screen cursor to select options from menus, make choices with buttons, start programs by clicking icons, etcAbbreviation: GUI
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Science definitions for graphical user interface

graphical user interface

[ grăfĭ-kəl ]

See GUI.
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