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hardware

noun
     
hard‧ware [uncountable]
1TDTD computer machinery and equipment, as opposed to the programs that make computers work software
2DHDLG equipment and tools for your home and garden
3T the machinery and equipment that is needed to do something:
tanks and other military hardware

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