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hardwired

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Pronunciation: /ˌhɑːdˈwʌɪəd
 
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Definition of hardwired in English:

adjective

Electronics
1Involving or achieved by permanently connected circuits rather than software: the hard-wired routines in a handheld calculator
More example sentences
  • In electronic jargon we can imagine that it is a hard-wired input - output circuit.
  • Once you see the wireless network as your platform, rather than a specific hard-wired device like the PC, all sorts of things become possible.
  • The confluence of the convention, various interest groups and the debut of the hard-wired interconnect in Philadelphia has led to an unexpected amount of political advertising for Comcast over the past few months.
1.1 informal Genetically determined or compelled: fear is hardwired in our brain

Derivatives

hardwire

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verb
Example sentences
  • A clampdown involving stripping the sockets out, hard-wiring in a single electric kettle - and forcing customers to pay a £5 breakage deposit for the crockery - helped cut the bill to under £6,000 this year.
  • Secondly, the draft constitution builds on the 1985 Single European Act and the Maastricht Treaty of 1991 in hard-wiring free-market neo-liberal economics into the workings of the EU.
  • Adopters are actually hard-wiring some web services together or using Light Weight Directory Access based directories instead of UDDI directories to hold web services data.

hardwiring

2
noun

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