Definitions for: Hardware


[n] the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
[n] major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
[n] instrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal



Webster (1913) Definition: Hard"ware`, n.
Ware made of metal, as cutlery, kitchen utensils, and the
like; ironmongery.

Synonyms: computer hardware, ironware

Antonyms: package, software, software package, software system

See Also: arms, C.P.U., central processing unit, central processor, component, computer, computer memory, computer storage, computing device, computing machine, constituent, CPU, data processor, electronic computer, element, implements of war, information processing system, instrumentality, instrumentation, mainframe, memory, memory board, munition, processor, scheduler, sequencer, storage, store, weaponry, weapons system

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