Definition of hardware in English:


Line breaks: hard|ware
Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːdwɛː


[mass noun]
  • 2The machines, wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system: select a software package that suits your requirements and buy the hardware to run it on Compare with software.
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    • This avoids the complications that often result from putting old hardware into new equipment.
    • The development and testing of the Alarm hardware was a lengthy and challenging process.
    • It has put in - for free - Wi-Fi hardware equipment in a slew of hotels around Ireland.

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