Interface vs Interposer - What's the difference?

interface | interposer |

As a noun interposer is

one who interposes.



(en noun)
  • The point of interconnection between entities.
  • Public relations firms often serve as the interface between a company and the press.
  • (chemistry, physics) A thin layer or boundary between different substances or two phases of a single substance.
  • If water and oil are mixed together, they tend to separate, and at equilibrium they are in different strata with an oil-water interface in between.
    The surface of a lake is a water-air interface .
  • (computing) The point of interconnection between systems or subsystems.
  • The data is sent over the air interface to the remote system.
  • (computing) The connection between a user and a machine.
  • The options are selected via the user interface .
  • (computing, object-oriented) The connection between parts of software.
  • This interface is implemented by several Java classes.
  • (computing, object-oriented) In object-oriented programming, a piece of code defining a set of operations that other code must implement.
  • The Audio and Video classes both implement the IPlayable interface .

    Derived terms

    * abstract interface * generic interface * marker interface * network interface * user interface


  • to construct an interface for, to connect through an interface
  • to be an interface, to be into an interface
  • interposer



    (en noun)
  • One who interposes.
  • An electrical interface between one socket or connection and another, used to spread a connection to a wider pitch or to reroute it.
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