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hardware

the electrical circuits and electromechanical devices that make up a COMPUTER system, including the CPU (central processing unit), DISK DRIVES, keyboard, and VDU (visual display unit).
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The names of the occupants were painted at the bottom on the wall, but there was no such name as the Franco-Midland Hardware Company, Limited.
I want you to take it home with you, and to mark off all the hardware sellers, with their addresses.
Arthur Harry Pinner in the temporary offices of the Franco-Midland Hardware Company, Limited, would be a rather interesting experience for both of us.
A coat and waistcoat were lying on the floor, and from a hook behind the door, with his own braces round his neck, was hanging the managing director of the Franco-Midland Hardware Company.
And in the door of the hardware store the man who had come a thousand miles to fill an appointment, uncertain almost to absurdity, with the friend of his youth, smoked his cigar and waited.
Cutter went out behind the hardware store, put up a target, practised for an hour or so, and then went home.
The contractor team, led by Teledyne Ryan, developed the concept of a Global Hawk system consisting of three primary hardware elements: the Global Hawk air vehicle, the mission control element, and the launch and recovery element.
Lower capital expenses by increasing the efficiency of storage/server hardware, decreasing the number of server/storage units and the amount of network infrastructure and associated racks needed for the hardware.
According to the recently signed agreement, ISA Hardware has received the status of Official Distributor of Newisys products and is now authorized to distribute the complete range of Newisys server solutions.
Software that supports emulation of very divergent hardware (for example running X86 OSes on a Macintosh) can suffer performance hits due to the fact that calls to the hardware cannot be run directly, instead going through another software layer.
It will cover technology planning, hardware, software, staff training and purchasing strategies.
Emulation is a well-understood computer science technique that is often used to avoid the cost of adding special-purpose hardware, such as modems or co-processors, to a system or to maintain compatibility with older equipment, such as terminals or communications devices.