Meaning of HARDWARE in English

HARDWARE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

computer hardware/equipment (= machines and equipment, not programs )

a shop that sells computer equipment

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

different

They gain wide experience of different types of hardware and many varied programming languages.

Two developments point the way to a very different hardware future.

military

It has begun publishing an annual report providing for the first time a rough indication of how much military hardware Britain exports.

Each acquisition of military hardware and each movement of military forces seems to fuel GreekTurkish suspicions and inflame tensions.

There were also queries over the battle-worthiness of aircraft and other major military hardware due to maintenance backlogs and shortages of spares.

What the officials of these states ignore is that the age of fetishism is over, and importing military hardware increases dependence.

A first step must be to restrict any military hardware sales to defensive weapons.

Modern technology appears in the form of military hardware and training of limited utility to the country.

Meanwhile, Dudayev had ordered a general mobilization, and claimed a share of Soviet military hardware .

Others are military hardware enthusiasts whose zest for detail has been rewarded with a high-profile job.

necessary

Both components will fit directly on to the board without any necessary extra hardware being required.

new

But another factor is that instruction manuals that usually accompany new computer hardware and software are difficult to understand.

The enhancements include support for new hardware , new printers and functional enhancements, which can be added without reinstalling 3.2.0.

other

There were also queries over the battle-worthiness of aircraft and other major military hardware due to maintenance backlogs and shortages of spares.

However the chips on some machines may be located under disk drives or power supplies or other lumps of hardware .

Being mostly upright, plants can conceal filter tubes, airlines, heater wires and other hardware .

The same is true of the other hardware manufacturers, with varying degrees of modification.

UniDirect hopes to duplicate the formula with other hardware vendors.

The libraries run initially on networks of Sparcstations and are being ported to other hardware .

special

It runs well on all graphics adapter types and has no special hardware requirements.

Another example of special hardware is Texas Instruments' multiprocessor Odyssey Board.

Unlike early game machine ports, these three titles need no special hardware .

■ NOUN

business

Next refused to comment on reports that it might abandon its hardware business altogether.

company

Most of the top 10 hardware companies suffered from the recession.

Many software and hardware companies enjoyed rapid expansion before the bubble burst and market growth slowed.

Well, they replied, sometimes the hardware companies modify it.

At first, Jobs conceived Next as a hardware company that would make computer workstations for scientists and educators.

He began his career as a traveling salesman for a hardware company .

computer

The decision he reached was that existing computer hardware was not sufficiently powerful to cope with the problem.

Repairs to embassy buildings and the replacement of outdated computer hardware are said to be long overdue.

Managers have probably sanctioned the purchase of computer hardware and software but have not involved themselves with their use.

Berg had, but the computer hardware to manage such complex simulations was extremely expensive and the existing software was primitive.

As part of this process computer hardware requirements at Police Headquarters to assist with enforcement policy and personnel will be reviewed.

But another factor is that instruction manuals that usually accompany new computer hardware and software are difficult to understand.

The belief that it would be possible to maintain old computer hardware in operational order for use by future historians is utopian.

design

They have been applied to evolving software, hardware designs , chemical structures, music, pictures and video.

Instead of merely simulating parallelism, it is inherent in the hardware design .

In any case, Next will sell its hardware design centre and factory in Fremont, California.

These courses are also a preparation for work at the hardware/software interface and provide the potential for work in hardware design .

manufacturer

It has important implications for hardware manufacturers too.

The flocking rules were discovered by Craig Reynolds, a computer scientist working at Symbolics, a graphics hardware manufacturer .

Old style hardware manufacturers have suffered.

The same is true of the other hardware manufacturers , with varying degrees of modification.

Using workflow, one hardware manufacturer managed to cut the time taken to process an invoice from six weeks to three days.

platform

For reference purposes, multimedia implies decisions about support for specific hardware platforms .

It will be the first time the leading graphics are available on the leading hardware platform .

The choice of package, in turn, will determine what hardware platform is going to be most appropriate.

sale

So they often set up subsidiaries, which earned maintenance revenues on the back of mainstream hardware sales .

Analysts had expected hardware sales to rise as much as 18 percent to $ 12. 5 billion.

A first step must be to restrict any military hardware sales to defensive weapons.

He added, however, that hardware sales revenue this year would be fairly static as lower prices offset higher volume.

shop

It comes in various sizes of large sheets as well as the small sizes available in hardware shops .

Ant: The hardware shop round the corner, it was dead cheap.

Enter the hardware shop and buy the wrench, exit and walk over to the fire hydrant.

He made a number of further purchases at a confectioner's, a hardware shop and a luggage emporium.

Stainex is available from Homebase and Co-op stores and good hardware shops , price £2.54.

The local hardware shop proprietor was perhaps not a little alarmed when asked to supply 15 broomsticks before October 31st!

Small cafes and restaurants ring the quayside; grocery and hardware shops are scattered around.

They had bought the acid liquid from a hardware shop carefully choosing the most caustic brand available.

store

She had two rooms above a hardware store in Venus.

Rioters broke into hardware stores and armed themselves, demolished black businesses, and even robbed stores kept by white men.

It was sub-Post Office, supermarket, hardware store , clothes shop, newsagent's and chemist's packed into one room.

As it turns out, Heflin is not the brightest bulb in the hardware store .

You also need brushes which you can buy from a hardware store .

Not that it was a completely wasted trip, what with the hardware store right next door.

He believes they were bought from a camping or hardware store in the week leading up to April 27.

system

Both have a responsibility for design, the manager, of people systems , and the engineer, of hardware systems.

We saw some of these tactics directed against us when we were a hardware systems company.

However, just as hardware systems are dominated by engineering thinking, macro-systems are dominated by economic thinking.

The wide range of options includes software development, hardware systems , and business and management computing.

Agreed to evaluate hardware systems up to the value of £7k, possibly to tie in with image analysis. 11.

unix

Users receive object code versions of SNAP-IX pre-built for their chosen Unix hardware , along with services and support.

What's on offer will include information on Unix hardware and software products, service providers, systems integrators and consulting organisations.

The performance of graphical Windows programs should be enhanced by the Unix hardware .

The innovation once focused around Unix hardware vendors is slipping towards the personal computer.

vendors

A list of 80 plus independent software and hardware vendors also registered support.

UniDirect hopes to duplicate the formula with other hardware vendors .

The innovation once focused around Unix hardware vendors is slipping towards the personal computer.

■ VERB

build

The latter builds decisions into the hardware and software based on his knowledge of the limitations of the mechanisms.

He also wants to spur engineers to build better hardware and encourage greater funding for its infrastructure.

S.-\#built hardware if necessary.

Manufacturers responded by building cheaper modem hardware , and the rest is history.

buy

Sets of bars and rollers can be bought from hardware stores for the heaviest furniture and kitchen equipment.

She was working hard because she had to pay off the loan she used to buy the hardware store.

You also need brushes which you can buy from a hardware store.

They can be bought at most large hardware stores and fixed by a handyman.

implement

It may be uneconomic or too inflexible to implement in hardware all of a computer's instruction set.

Generally, this means implementing in hardware , though some implementations we mention at the end of this chapter are actually biological.

Although conceptually clear, the method is not easy to implement with current hardware .

include

What's on offer will include information on Unix hardware and software products, service providers, systems integrators and consulting organisations.

The data backup and recovery includes all required hardware , software and associated maintenance.

It apparently includes compilers, but hardware support is slim and they'd like better graphics.

The enhancements include support for new hardware , new printers and functional enhancements, which can be added without reinstalling 3.2.0.

The wide range of options includes software development, hardware systems, and business and management computing.

Additional equipment includes communications hardware , scanners and a plotter.

install

The new unit will offer services even where the customer has decided to install all non-IBM hardware .

provide

Alternatively, countries such as Britain could provide space hardware or equipment for ground stations.

Finally, the Workstation Auditing Module tracks equipment configuration, and also provides software and hardware inventory features.

But Britain is likely to press for a deal under which its own industry provides hardware for the satellites.

It uses Postscript as the transfer format, thus providing hardware independence.

One of the goals of Whistler is to provide hardware and software with a single version of Windows to work with.

Because of this close association between stacks and subroutine linkage, some computers provide hardware stacks to deal with subroutine calls and returns.

require

Higher level upgrades require a hardware change accomplished via a module swap programme.

These all required expensive hardware , and ate up huge gobs of memory.

Some neural network implementations require this special-purpose hardware .

Both films employ innovative computer-generated graphics that required staggering outlays in hardware .

The data backup and recovery includes all required hardware , software and associated maintenance.

run

Fortunately the process is explicitly parallel and were it to be run on multiprocessor hardware then there could be substantial speed-up.

So Etak stopped making Navigators and instead opted to sell a software map which runs on hardware made by other firms.

sell

It generates interest in Apple and it sells hardware .

Tandem, like other hardware-based firms, now needed software expertise to sell its hardware.

He also owned a shop on the main street, selling hardware and tinned foods and some garden produce.

The pencils are sold in hardware and building supply stores.

In any case, Next will sell its hardware design centre and factory in Fremont, California.

Sears currently has four such stores that sell furniture, hardware , automotive parts and appliances.

supply

The arrangement sprang out of Compaq winning a contract to supply hardware , which was used to manage the 1991 national elections.

Hewlett-Packard Co., which is supplying the hardware to Ford, provides computers only to employees who need them for work.

use

Participants will create and print a newsletter using IBM-compatible hardware and Xywrite and Ventura programmes.

They can be used on Sega hardware but are half the price.

The field could also be used to list all hardware on which the module is dependent for its operation.

This is because astronomical observations using the hardware can take place only at certain times of the year.

An important factor here will be the school librarian's experience of using the hardware and software.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The company has spent millions of dollars replacing outdated computer hardware .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A final requirement is switching hardware and software to move huge amounts of data effortlessly over such a complex network.

All access devices need not be hardware based, moreover.

Higher level upgrades require a hardware change accomplished via a module swap programme.

It has begun publishing an annual report providing for the first time a rough indication of how much military hardware Britain exports.

It is not always easy to separate hardware and software and this fact has been demonstrated on several occasions in the courts.

It may also be superseded because the hardware is replaced with hardware that is not compatible with the software. 3.

These internal hardware additions are of course very machine-dependent, and those available vary considerably from manufacturer to manufacturer.

Until now, the company has only licensed the technology for use in other firms' hardware and software.

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