Affordance – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I read a new, unknown word today: Affordance – See definition on Wikipedia.

A potential action that is made possible by a given object or environment; especially, one that is made easily discoverable.

Hadn’t heard of it before.

This is the context I heard it in:

The term has further evolved for use in the context of human”“computer interaction (HCI) to indicate the easy discoverability of possible actions.

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