Definitions for hardwired

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  1. hardwired(Adjective)

    Designed to perform a specific task.

  2. hardwired(Adjective)

    Of devices, closely or tightly coupled.

  3. hardwired(Adjective)

    Having a fixed placement (on a screen format for example.)

  4. hardwired(Adjective)

    Not changeable.

  5. hardwired(Adjective)

    In humans and animals, genetically determined, instinctive behavior, as opposed to learned behavior.

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  1. Hardwired

    Hardwired is a 1986 cyberpunk science fiction novel by Walter Jon Williams.

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  1. hardwired

    1. In software, syn. for hardcoded. 2. By extension, anything that is not modifiable, especially in the sense of customizable to one's particular needs or tastes.


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