Definition of hardwired in English:

hardwired

adjective

Electronics
  • 1Involving or achieved by permanently connected circuits rather than software.

    ‘the hard-wired routines in a handheld calculator’
    • ‘In electronic jargon we can imagine that it is a hard-wired input - output circuit.’
    • ‘He dismissed claims from ServGate that NetScreen's hardware lacks flexibility, pointing out that its appliances feature programmable RISC processors as well as hard-wired ASICs.’
    • ‘Once you see the wireless network as your platform, rather than a specific hard-wired device like the PC, all sorts of things become possible.’
    • ‘For those who prefer a hard-wired connection, it's got a Gigabit Ethernet port.’
    • ‘The confluence of the convention, various interest groups and the debut of the hard-wired interconnect in Philadelphia has led to an unexpected amount of political advertising for Comcast over the past few months.’
    1. 1.1informal Genetically determined or compelled.
      ‘fear is hardwired in our brain’

Pronunciation:

hardwired

/ˌhɑːdˈwʌɪəd/