interfacing

noun
in·ter·fac·ing | \ ˈin-tər-ˌfā-siŋ \

Definition of interfacing 

: fabric sewn or fused especially between the facing and the outside of a garment (as in a collar or cuff) for stiffening, reinforcing, and shape retention

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Ampro’s efficiency comes from its clever interfacing with the user. Matt Simon, WIRED, "Inside the Mad Lab That's Getting Robots to Walk and Jump Like Us," 14 June 2018 And hand-construction (in Italy) with natural fiber interfacing (just nod) using horsehair, a.k.a. Matt Sebra, GQ, "The Best Gray Suit for Men Looks Good on Just About Anyone," 24 Aug. 2017 Recently, successful entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk (Neuralink) and Bryan Johnson (Kernel) have announced new startups that seek to enhance human capabilities through brain-computer interfacing. Smithsonian, "Melding Mind and Machine: How Close Are We?," 11 Apr. 2017

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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