What is hardware?

  • (noun): Major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hardware:

DirectSound - OS Support - Windows 95
... VxD driver (Dsound.vxd), allowing direct access to the primary buffer used by the audio hardware and thus, providing the lowest possible latency between ... Edition improved WDM audio support by adding DirectSound hardware buffering, DirectSound3D hardware abstraction, KMixer sample-rate conversion (SRC) for capture streams, multichannel ... If the audio hardware supports hardware mixing (also known as hardware buffering or DirectSound hardware acceleration), DirectSound buffers directly to the rendering device ...

More definitions of "hardware":

  • (noun): Instrumentalities (tools or implements) made of metal.
    Synonyms: ironware
  • (noun): (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system.
    Synonyms: computer hardware

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