Dialog vs Interaction - What's the difference?

dialog | interaction |


As nouns the difference between dialog and interaction

is that dialog is dialogue while interaction is the situation or occurrence in which two or more objects or events act upon one another to produce a new effect; the effect resulting from such a situation or occurrence.

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dialog

English

Alternative forms

* dialogue

Noun

(en noun)
  • A conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals.
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=2008 , year_published= , edition= , editor= , author=Peter Kreeft , title=Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death , chapter= citation , genre= , publisher=InterVarsity Press , isbn=9780830834808 , page=10 , passage=The purpose of the dialog is not historical accuracy; the argument is all, as it is with Plato's Socrates. }}
  • In a dramatic or literary presentation, the verbal parts of the script or text; the verbalizations of the actors or characters.
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=2008 , year_published= , edition= , editor= , author=Jay Rose , title=Audio Postproduction for Film and Video , chapter=8 citation , genre=Motion Pictures , publisher=Focal Press , isbn=9780240809717 , page=18- , passage=Besides, a video post room's console is smaller than those used for film, and you couldn't squander a dozen or more channels on dialog . }}
  • A literary form, where the presentation resembles a conversation.
  • * 1475 , Higden's Polychronicon :
  • Seynte Aldelme returnyde to Briteyne..makenge mony noble bookes ... of the rewles of feete metricalle, of metaplasmus, of dialog metricalle.
  • (computing) A dialog box.
  • :* {{quote-book
  • , year=2010 , year_published= , edition= , editor= , author=John Walkenbach , title=Excel 2010 Bible , chapter= citation , genre= , publisher=John Wiley & Sons , isbn=9780470474877 , page=20 , passage=Navigating dialog boxes is generally very easy — you simply click the control you want to activate. }}

    Antonyms

    * introspection * monolog * multilog

    Derived terms

    ( conversation or other form of discourse between two or more individuals) * dialogic * dialogical * dialogically * dialogism * dialogist * dialogistic * dialogistically * dialogize * modal dialog

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (informal, business) To discuss or negotiate so that all parties can reach an understanding.
  • interaction

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The situation or occurrence in which two or more objects or events act upon one another to produce a new effect; the effect resulting from such a situation or occurrence.
  • Be aware of interactions between different medications.
  • A conversation or exchange between people.
  • I enjoyed the interaction with a bunch of like-minded people.

    Derived terms

    * interactionless