Meaning of HARDWARE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ hɑ:(r)dweə(r) ]
In computer systems, hardware refers to the machines themselves as opposed to the programs which tell the machines what to do. Compare software .
Military hardware is the machinery and equipment that is used by the armed forces, such as tanks, aircraft, and missiles.
N-UNCOUNT : usu adj N
Hardware refers to tools and equipment that are used in the home and garden, for example saucepans, screwdrivers, and lawnmowers.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006