from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Computers) Contained within the circuitry of a computer or computer peripheral device, and not changeable by programming; -- of functions.
  • adjective Connected by a continuous electrical wire, rather than through a switch.
  • adjective Performed by an inborn pattern of neural circuits; instinctive; not learned.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of hardwired.


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