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firm·ware

 (fûrm′wâr′)
n.
Software stored in a computer's ROM.
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firmware

(ˈfɜːmˌwɛə)
n
(Computer Science) computing a fixed form of software programmed into a read-only memory
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firm•ware

(ˈfɜrmˌwɛər)

n.
software stored on a ROM chip.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.firmware - (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
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Translations

firmware

n (Comput) → Firmware f
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