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English definition of “hard-wired”
hard-wired (also hardwired)
› automatically thinking or behaving in a particular way: Babies are hard-wired to pay attention to anything that is fast-moving, brightly colored, or loud. All humans are hard-wired for language.
› IT built to work in a particular way that cannot be changed with new software: This is a hard-wired, tamper-proof substitute for the software in more orthodox systems.
› IT physically connected by wires for carrying a signal: Class can be conducted wherever they are, via a wireless or hard-wired Internet connection. Crandall Canyon was equipped with redundant, hard-wired phone systems for miners underground to communicate with the surface.