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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.


  1. Hardwired

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

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardwired in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hardwired in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hardwired in a Sentence

  1. Baland Jalal:

    Perhaps, in part of the brain, there's a genetically hardwired image of the body — a template.

  2. Timothy Caulfield:

    We are hardwired to have desires to be famous and be exploited by this world.

  3. Michelle Segar:

    Our brains are hardwired to respond to immediate gratification, and to do what makes us feel good.

  4. Maurice Schweitzer:

    We are hardwired to engage in comparisons, that is, we can't get away from it, and we're doing it to try to make sense of our world. Do I make enough money? Do I need to update my kitchen? Do I need a new car? Are my kids doing well? It's almost impossible to make those assessments objectively. So instead, we turn to comparisons.

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