major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
instrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal
hardware, computer hardwarenoun
(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
Any of the physical objects used in carrying out an activity, in contrast to the knowledge, skill, or theory required to perform the activity; mostly used collectively.
Specifically: (Computers) The sum of all the physical objects, such as the electrical, mechanical, and electronic devices which comprise a computer system; as, the typical PC hardware suite consists of a mainboard and a number of peripherals such as hard drives and speakers, connected by adapter cards, but the input and output from users occurs mostly through the keyboard and monitor; contrasted with software, the programs executed by the computer.
Specifically: (Military) The weapons, transport, and other physical objects used in conducting a war.
(Slang) Weapons, especially handguns, carried on the person; as, check your hardware at the door before entering.
Fixtures, equipment, tools and devices used for general-purpose construction and repair of a structure or object. Also such equipment as sold as stock by a store of the same name, e.g. hardware store.
He needed a hammer, nails, screws, nuts, bolts and other assorted hardware, so he went to the hardware store.
The part of a computer that is fixed and cannot be altered without replacement or physical modification; motherboard, expansion cards, etc. Compare software.
ware made of metal, as cutlery, kitchen utensils, and the like; ironmongery
A computer and connected devices, equipment, technology and all elements of computer structures and systems.
The hardware was simple to identify it had its own serial number.Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'hardware' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4441
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Rank popularity for the word 'hardware' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4252
Rank popularity for the word 'hardware' in Nouns Frequency: #1790
The numerical value of hardware in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of hardware in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The development of HarmonyOS and HMS is fascinating. Nevertheless, this development will need hardware to deliver to the consumers. Thus, the biggest challenge is still coming from the chips supply disruption.
As digitization of the Indian economy and Indian society picks up speed, the demand for digital hardware will grow enormously. We can not rely on large-scale imports, i clearly foresee India becoming a major hub for a state-of-the-art semiconductor industry.
It involves completely normal hardware rather than super custom and expensive stuff, most people have some amount of unused storage space they can do it with already.
This is the time where you've got to rest and get ready to fly and still be watching the hardware and making sure you're making the right decision.
The NeXT Computer The hardware makes it a PC, the software makes it a workstation, the unit sales makes it a mainframe.
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- maquinariCatalan, Valencian
- hardware, zbraňCzech
- hardware, isenkram, maskinel, udstyr, maskine, våbenDanish
- Hardware, EisenwarenGerman
- υλικού, δομικά υλικά, σιδηρικά, είδη κιγκαλερίας, βαρύς στρατιωτικός εξοπλισμός, υλισμικό, ηλεκτρονικός εξοπλισμόςGreek
- fierros, arma de fuego, hardwareSpanish
- laitteisto, tuliase, rautatavara, rautaFinnish
- matériel, quincaillerie, arme à feuFrench
- bathar-cruaidhScottish Gaelic
- ハード, ハードウェアJapanese
- 하드웨어, 굳은모Korean
- ferragens, hardwarePortuguese
- hardware, echipament, aparatură, aparataj, dotare tehnicăRomanian
- хардвер, оборудование, аппаратураRussian
- سامگري, ڳڻپيوگريSindhi
- računalna sklopovska podrška, tvrdovlje, sklopovlje, željezarija, strojevina, tvrdotvorina, hardver, čvrstovlje, strojna opremaSerbo-Croatian
- hårdvara, maskinvaraSwedish
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