1Involving or achieved by permanently connected circuits rather than software: the hard-wired routines in a handheld calculator
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- 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.
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- 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.
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