Definition of firmware in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfərmwer/


Permanent software programmed into a read-only memory.
Example sentences
  • Most devices will have the ability to be upgraded or repaired remotely, by downloading new firmware or software.
  • Be sure you get the latest software and firmware when running the unit, so you get all the features you can out of it.
  • Hobbyists have cracked the firmware, cracked the software, and someone has even cracked its creator's customer database.

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Syllabification: firm·ware

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