/ˈyu zərˈfrɛnd li/
easy to use, operate, understand, etc.:
the most user-friendly personal computer now on the market.
easy to use or understand:
a user-friendly dictionary
(of a computer system) easily operated and understood by means of a straightforward guide in jargon-free language
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Programmer-hostile. Generally used by hackers in a critical tone, to describe systems that hold the user's hand so obsessively that they make it painful for the more experienced and knowledgeable to get any work done. See
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Best of all, it's user-friendly: unlike other fan stoves, it has a side-feeding combustion chamber that's easy to refuel.
The revised and updated series offers user-friendly guides that follow major roads.
Duffel, an online tool and mobile app, allows users to gather all their trip planning research in one user-friendly space.
The result is a highly-detailed and user-friendly map.
The best part of the app may be its seamless, user-friendly design.
It is more user-friendly for caterers than was the previous house, and it is handicapped accessible.
Together the two have compiled user-friendly recipes that are especially noteworthy in the cake department.
These sites collate publicly available information and present it in a user-friendly way.
Systems based on voice biometrics look more user-friendly: people already use telephones, and can do so on the move.
Intuitive and user-friendly they may be, but new they are not.
Apple used the cash and feedback from the first iPod to develop smarter and more user-friendly versions.
The interface is user-friendly when one plays the music along with switching the alteration such as the special turning device.
One of the more unexpected attractions at the resort is a user-friendly, high-powered telescope.
Expect a spacious, well-lit guest room with a user-friendly floor plan.
Sadly, many individuals do not have access to good, user-friendly technology.
The layout is sleeker, more user-friendly and takes better advantage of the web medium, however.
It is definitely affordable and systems can be built that are durable, maintainable and user-friendly.
On top of that, user-friendly hardware and software interfaces can make it easier to accomplish tasks with these apps.
New digital technologies designed to ensure safer and more user-friendly flying could turn us into a nation of pilots.
And they offer developer kits, so independent software engineers can contribute to building more user-friendly browsers.
For biotechnology to become domesticated, the next step is to become user-friendly.
User-friendly facilities help business and industry.