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A user interface based on graphics (icons and pictures and menus) instead of text; uses a mouse as well as a keyboard as an input device.  Synonym: graphical user interface.

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... 'defenestrate', which is to throw something out a window. 3. The act of discarding something under the assumption that it will improve matters. "I don't have any disk space left." "Well, why don't you defenestrate that 100 megs worth of old core dumps?" 4. Under a GUI, the act of dragging something out of a window (onto the screen). "Next, defenestrate the MugWump icon." 5. [proposed] The requirement to support a command-line interface. "It has to run on a VT100." "Curses! ...
— The Jargon File, Version 4.0.0

... Athenian temples, and to burn the silken robes and the jewelled treasures in the public-squares of Venice. One contemplates the thing in its most unlovely aspects—in the form of Simeon Stylites upon his pillar, devoured by worms, or of Bernard Gui, with his racks and his thumb-screws and his "secular arm"—and it seems the very culmination of all human madness and horror. And yet, it does not cease to come; and he upon whom it seizes may not free himself by any power of his will, ...
— Love's Pilgrimage • Upton Sinclair

Words linked to "GUI" :   panel, interface, icon, user interface, dialog box

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