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Interface

A surface forming a common boundary between adjacent regions, bodies, substances, or phases.
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Profile

A side view of an object or structure, especially of the human head.
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Interface

A point at which independent systems or diverse groups interact
"the interface between crime and politics where much of our reality is to be found" (Jack Kroll).
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Profile

A representation of an object or structure seen from the side.
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Interface

A system of interaction or communication between a computer and another entity such as a printer, another computer, a network, or a human user.
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Profile

An outline of an object.
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Interface

A device, such as a cable, network card, monitor, or keyboard, that enables interaction or communication between a computer and another entity.
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Profile

Degree of exposure to public notice; visibility
Preferred to keep a low profile.
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Interface

The layout or design of the interactive elements of a computer program, an online service, or an electronic device.
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Profile

A biographical account presenting the subject's most noteworthy characteristics and achievements.
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Interface

To join by means of an interface.
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Profile

A set of characteristics that identify or are thought to identify a particular type of person
The police assembled a profile of the car thief.
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Interface

To serve as an interface for.
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Profile

A formal summary or analysis of data, often in the form of a graph or table, representing distinctive features or characteristics
A biochemical profile of blood.
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Interface

To serve as an interface or become interfaced.
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Profile

(Geology) A vertical section of soil or rock showing the sequence of the various layers.
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Interface

Usage Problem To interact or coordinate smoothly
"Theatergoers were lured out of their seats and interfaced with the scenery" (New York Times).
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Profile

To draw or shape a profile of.
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Interface

The point of interconnection or contact between entities.
Public relations firms often serve as the interface between a company and the press.
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Profile

To produce a profile of
Profiled the singer in a magazine article.
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Interface

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.
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Profile

To engage in the ethnic or racial profiling of (a person).
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Interface

(computing) The point of interconnection between systems or subsystems.
The data is sent over the air interface to the remote system.
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Profile

(countable) The outermost shape, view, or edge of an object.
His fingers traced the profile of the handle.
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Interface

(computing) The connection between a user and a machine.
The options are selected via the user interface.
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Profile

(countable) The shape, view, or shadow of a person's head from the side; a side view.
The brooch showed the profile of a Victorian woman.
Driver's licenses have a photograph of the person on them, which is in full face if the person is above legal drinking age, or in profile if not.
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Interface

The connection between parts of software; also the public or published sections of an object or module,
This interface is implemented by several Java classes.
Traits are somewhat between an interface and a mixin, as an interface contains only method signatures, while a trait includes also the full method definitions; on the other side mixins include method definitions, but they can also carry state through attributes, while traits usually don't.
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Profile

(countable) A summary or collection of information, especially about a person
Law enforcement assembled a profile of the suspect.
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Interface

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.
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Profile

A specific page or field in which users can provide various types of personal information in software or Internet systems.
I just updated my Facebook profile to show I got engaged.
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Interface

(biochemistry) The internal surface of a coiled protein (compare exoface).
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Profile

Reputation, prominence; noticeability.
Acting is, by nature, profession in which one must keep a high profile.
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Interface

(transitive) To construct an interface for.
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Profile

(uncountable) The amount by which something protrudes.
Choose a handle with a low profile so it does not catch on things.
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Interface

(ambitransitive) To connect through an interface.
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Profile

(archaeology) A smoothed (e.g., troweled or brushed) vertical surface of an excavation showing evidence of at least one feature or diagnostic specimen; the graphic recording of such as by sketching, photographing, etc.
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Interface

(intransitive) To serve as an interface.
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Profile

Character; totality of related characteristics; signature; status (especially in scientific, technical, or military uses).
What's the thermal profile on that thing?
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Interface

To meet for discussion.
Let's interface on Wednesday.
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Profile

(architecture) A section of any member, made at right angles with its main lines, showing the exact shape of mouldings etc.
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Interface

A surface forming a common boundary between two things, especially between two fluids.
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Profile

(civil engineering) A drawing exhibiting a vertical section of the ground along a surveyed line, or graded work, as of a railway, showing elevations, depressions, grades, etc.
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Interface

Hardware that links one device with another (especially a computer).
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Profile

(military slang) An exemption from certain types of duties due to injury or disability.
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Interface

That part of a computer program which controls the way a program interacts with a user; the manner of inputting and outputting of data, and the way information is presented on a computer monitor; also called user interface; as, a graphical user interface; a character-based interface.
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Profile

(transitive) To create a summary or collection of information about (a person, etc.).
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Interface

(chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
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Profile

To act based on such a summary, especially one that is a stereotype; to engage in profiling.
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Interface

(computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
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Profile

(transitive) To draw in profile or outline.
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Interface

The overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other;
The interface between chemistry and biology
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Profile

To give a definite form by chiselling, milling, etc.
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Interface

(computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)
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Profile

To measure the performance of various parts of (a program) so as to locate bottlenecks.
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Profile

An outline, or contour; as, the profile of an apple.
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Profile

A human head represented sidewise, or in a side view; the side face or half face.
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Profile

A section of any member, made at right angles with its main lines, showing the exact shape of moldings and the like.
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Profile

To draw the outline of; to draw in profile, as an architectural member.
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Profile

To shape the outline of an object by passing a cutter around it.
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Profile

An analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics;
A biochemical profile of blood
A psychological profile of serial killers
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Profile

A side view representation of an object (especially a human face)
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Profile

Biographical sketch
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Profile

Degree of exposure to public notice;
That candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election
He prefers a low profile
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Profile

A vertical section of the Earth's crust showing the different horizons or layers
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Profile

Write about;
The author of this article profiles a famous painter
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Profile

Represent in profile, by drawing or painting
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