(HCI) Any software or hardware that allows a user to interact with a computer. Examples are WIMP, command-line interpreter, or virtual reality.
See also Human-Computer Interaction.
[hyoom or, often, yoom] /hyum or, often, yum/ noun 1. David, 1711–76, Scottish philosopher and historian. 2. John, born 1937, Northern Ireland politician: Nobel Peace Prize 1998. /hjuːm/ noun 1. (George) Basil. 1923–99, English Roman Catholic Benedictine monk and cardinal; archbishop of Westminster (1976–99) 2. David. 1711–76, Scottish empiricist philosopher, economist, and historian, whose sceptic […]
[hyoo-mek-tuh nt or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmɛk tənt or, often, yu-/ noun 1. a substance that absorbs or helps another substance retain moisture, as glycerol. adjective 2. moistening; diluting. 3. of or relating to a humectant or humectants. /hjuːˈmɛktənt/ adjective 1. producing moisture noun 2. a substance added to another substance to keep it moist
[hyoo-mer-uh l or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mər əl or, often, ˈyu-/ adjective 1. Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the humerus or brachium. 2. of or relating to the shoulder. /ˈhjuːmərəl/ adjective 1. (anatomy) of or relating to the humerus 2. of or near the shoulder adj. 1610s; see humerus + -al (1). humeral hu·mer·al […]
noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. a fringed scarf, usually white and ornamented in the middle, worn over the shoulders by a priest or subdeacon during certain parts of a High Mass. noun 1. (RC Church) a silk shawl worn by a priest at High Mass, etc Often shortened to veil