Pronunciation: (härd'wīur'ing), [key]
1. a fixed connection between electrical and electronic components and devices by means of wires (as distinguished from a wireless connection).
2. Computers.a hard-wired connection between electronic components within a computer system. Also,hard'-wir'ing.
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