- built into a computer's hardware and thus not readily changed.
- (of a terminal) connected to a computer by a direct circuit rather than through a switching network.
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We also have a growing body of biological research showing that fathers, like mothers, are hard-wired to care for children.
Hard-wired into the psyche of many is the idea that somehow time off is akin to sloth.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder|Clive Irving|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And of course there is the gene, that hard-wired Calvinist gateway to gloomy fate.
Perhaps compose a fiction about hard-wired fictionalizing, a fiction that reminds readers of their synaptic deceptions.
A certain sense of comradeship and loyalty has been hard-wired since these women were young girls.
Indeed, successful action was seen as a result of logic, hard-wired as part of the biological endowment.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin