Hardwire Definition

härdwīr
hard wired, hardwires, hard-wires, hard-wiring
verb
To connect (electronic components, for example) by electrical wires or cables.
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To implement (a capability) through logic circuitry that is permanently connected within a computer and therefore not subject to change by programming.
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To determine or put into effect by genetic inheritance.
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To provide with a response or capability by genetic inheritance.
Humans are hardwired for speech.
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To implement a capability through logic circuitry that is permanently connected within a computer and therefore not subject to change by programming.
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To physically wire components together to form a system or subsystem rather than using switches, plugs, or connectors. Early electromechanical key telephone systems (KTSs), for example, were hardwired and, therefore, both limited in feature content and highly inflexible. In contrast, contemporary electronic common control (ECC) systems are microprocessor-based, software-controlled, and, therefore, easily upgradeable and highly flexible. See also ECC, KTS, and software.

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