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hard·wire

or hard-wire (härd′wīr′)
tr.v. hard·wired, hard·wir·ing, hard·wires or hard-wired or hard-wir·ing or hard-wires
1. To connect (electronic components, for example) by electrical wires or cables.
2. To implement (a capability) through logic circuitry that is permanently connected within a computer and therefore not subject to change by programming.
3.
a. To determine or put into effect by genetic inheritance: "It may be that certain orders of anxiety are hard-wired in us" (Armand Schwerner).
b. To provide with a response or capability by genetic inheritance: Humans are hardwired for speech.
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hardwire

(ˈhɑːdˌwaɪə)
vb (tr)
1. (Electrical Engineering) to join (electrical parts) permanently
2. (Computer Science) computing to install (a process) permanently in a computer and not permit any changes to be made
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