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hard-wire

[′härd ¦wīr]
(electricity)
To connect electric components with solid, metallic wires as opposed to radio links and the like.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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