variants: or less commonly application program interface
Definition of application programming interface
: a set of rules that allows programmers to develop software for a particular operating system without having to be completely familiar with that operating system To fix this problem, trustbusters have installed a provision forcing Microsoft to disclose more information about its so-called application programming interfaces, or APIs. — Business Week —abbreviation API
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