graphical user interface

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  1. 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.

  • Also called GUI [goo-ee] /ˈgu i/ .

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How to use graphical user interface in a sentence

  • Collaboration tools involving chat and video “are the next big moment for our industry,” Benioff added, comparing the occasion to the development of graphical user interfaces, or icon-laden computer screens, in an earlier computing era.

British Dictionary definitions for graphical user interface

graphical user interface

  1. 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, etc: Abbreviation: GUI

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Scientific definitions for graphical user interface

graphical user interface

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