Definitions for "Interface Definition Language"
In CORBA, a declarative language that is used to describe object interfaces, without regard to object implementation.
A contractual, neutral and declarative language that specifies an objects boundaries and its interfaces. IDL provides operating system independent and programming language independent interfaces to all services and components that reside an a CORBA bus.
OMG CORBA specification providing a standard language for defining the interfaces to objects that clients call and object implementations provide.