HyperDic: hardware

English > 3 senses of the word hardware:
NOUNartifacthardwaremajor items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
artifacthardware, ironwareinstrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal
artifacthardware, computer hardware(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
hardware > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'rdweh.r
Rhymesaffair ... wheelchair: 116 rhymes with ehr...
English > hardware: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningmajor items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile).
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broaderweaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munitionweapons considered collectively
Spanishhardware
English > hardware: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninginstrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal.
Synonymironware
Broaderinstrumentality, instrumentationAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Spanishferretería, fierros, hardware
English > hardware: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system.
Synonymcomputer hardware
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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