Definition of Computer hardware
1. Noun. (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system.
Specialized synonyms: C.p.u., Central Processing Unit, Central Processor, Cpu, Mainframe, Processor, Computer Memory, Computer Storage, Memory, Memory Board, Storage, Store, Scheduler, Sequencer, Upgrade
Generic synonyms: Component, Constituent, Element
Group relationships: Computer, Computing Device, Computing Machine, Data Processor, Electronic Computer, Information Processing System
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Lexicographical Neighbors of Computer Hardware
Literary usage of Computer hardware
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Deconstructing the Computer: Report of a Symposium by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson, (, Charles W. Wessner (2005)
"... Panel II computer hardware and Components INTRODUCTION William J. Spencer International SEMA TECH, retired Dr. Spencer, invoking the Silicon Valley saw ..."
2. Computer Models for Water-Resources Planning and Management: National Study by Ralph A. Wurbs (1997)
"Institutional aspects of model development and availability are addressed in Chapter 2. computer hardware The full range of computer sizes (microcomputers, ..."