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1. <electronics> An aspect of an electronic circuit which is determined by the wiring of the hardware, as opposed to being programmable in software or controlled by a switch.

2. <software, jargon> In software, a synonym for hard-coded.

3. By extension, anything that is not modifiable, especially in the sense of customisable to one's particular needs or tastes.

(01 Apr 1999)

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