HyperDic: computer_hardware

English > 1 sense of the expression computer hardware:
NOUNartifactcomputer hardware, hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
English > computer hardware: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaning(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system.
Synonymhardware
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofcomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
Narrowercentral processing unit, CPU, C.P.U., central processor, processor, mainframe(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
memory, computer memory, storage, computer storage, store, memory boardAn electronic memory device
schedulercomputer hardware that arranges jobs to be done by the computer in an appropriate order
sequencercomputer hardware that sorts data or programs into a predetermined sequence
upgradehardware that provides better performance than an earlier version did
Broadercomponent, constituent, elementAn artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up
Oppositesoftware, software program, computer software, software system, software package, package(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
Spanishhardware
Catalanhardware, maquinari

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