Business / Construction / Hardware: All of the 'metal' fittings that go into the home when it is near completion. For example, door knobs, towel bars, handrail brackets, closet rods, house numbers, door closers, etc. The Interior Trim Carpenter installs the 'hardware'.

Other Words for Hardware

Hardware Adverb Synonyms: tools, metal goods, ironmongery
Hardware Noun Synonyms: (computer) equipment, components, devices, machinery, arms, munitions, armament(s), mat‚riel

Hardware Manufacturer

Entertainment / Video Games / Hardware Manufacturer: Company that manufactures game systems (Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft). MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Mute: A control found on receivers, some mixers, and certain signal processing units that silences (mutes) a signal path, or output. 2. Someone with much to say but lacking the hardware or software to do so MORE

Analog Switch

Technology / Home Audio / Analog Switch: A hardware-oriented switch that only passes signals that are faithful analogs of transducer parameters. MORE

Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Technology / Digital Cameras / Digital Signal Processing (DSP): (also known as processor) This processes the raw data before it can be stored and viewed on the memory card. MORE

Personal People Meter (PPM)

Technology / Television (TV) / Personal People Meter (PPM): Hardware currently being tested by Arbitron. The PPM is a pager-sized device that is worn by consumers throughout the day to automatically detect inaudible codes that radio and television broadcasters MORE

Dish Network System

Technology / Television (TV) / Dish Network System: DISH Network Satellite TV System, trademarked for the consumer hardware and created to receive DISH Network programming, includes a typical 20-inch, remote control, and the DISH Network Receiver. MORE