Meaning of “firmware” in the English Dictionary

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"firmware" in British English

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firmwarenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfɜːm.weər/ us /ˈfɝːm.wer/

Examples from literature

  • I didn't write the firmware, he said. 
  • Instead, it implies that the firmware could be changed, even if doing so would mean opening a box and plugging in a new chip. 

(Definition of “firmware” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"firmware" in Business English

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firmwarenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfɜːmweər/ us

IT a computer program or data that is stored on a chip (= very small piece of electronic equipment) and that cannot be changed or lost:

(Definition of “firmware” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)