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Future generations will know there's nothing mystical about wetware because by 2100, Moore's law will have given us tiny quantum computers powerful enough to upload a human soul.
Frank Tipler

Meaning of "wetware" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WETWARE

wetware  [ˈwɛtˌwɛə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WETWARE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wetware is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WETWARE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wetware in the English dictionary

The definition of wetware in the dictionary is the nervous system of the brain, as opposed to computer hardware or software. Other definition of wetware is the programmers, operators, and administrators who operate a computer system, as opposed to the system's hardware or software.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WETWARE


agateware
ˈæɡɪtˌwɛə
anywhere
ˈɛnɪˌwɛə
basaltware
ˈbæsɔːltˌwɛə
Delaware
ˈdɛləˌwɛə
delftware
ˈdɛlftˌwɛə
everywhere
ˈɛvrɪˌwɛə
firmware
ˈfɜːmˌwɛə
flatware
ˈflætˌwɛə
footwear
ˈfʊtˌwɛə
freeware
ˈfriːˌwɛə
giftware
ˈɡɪftˌwɛə
graniteware
ˈɡrænɪtˌwɛə
hardware
ˈhɑːdˌwɛə
knitwear
ˈnɪtˌwɛə
nightwear
ˈnaɪtˌwɛə
software
ˈsɒftˌwɛə
somewhere
ˈsʌmˌwɛə
streetwear
ˈstriːtˌwɛə
swimwear
ˈswɪmˌwɛə
underwear
ˈʌndəˌwɛə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WETWARE

wetback
Wetbike
wether
wetland
wetlands
wetly
wetness
wetproof
wetsuit
wettability
wettable
wetted
wetter
Wetterhorn
wettest
wettie
wetting
wetting agent
wettish

WORDS THAT END LIKE WETWARE

application software
aware
bakeware
beware
bloatware
bundled software
cookware
glassware
homeware
malware
operating software
shareware
spyware
systems software
tableware
teaching software
telesoftware
unaware
utility software
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Synonyms and antonyms of wetware in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wetware» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WETWARE

Find out the translation of wetware to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wetware from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wetware» in English.

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湿件
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wetware
570 millions of speakers

English

wetware
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wetware
380 millions of speakers
ar

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wetware
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Wetware
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wetware
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wetware
260 millions of speakers

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wetware
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wetware
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wetware
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウェットウェア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

웻웨어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wetware
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wetware
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wetware
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओलेवेअर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wetware
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wetware
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wetware
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Wetware
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cu creierul
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

wetware
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wetware
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wetware
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wetware
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wetware

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WETWARE»

The term «wetware» is normally little used and occupies the 113.244 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WETWARE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wetware

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QUOTES WITH «WETWARE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wetware.
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Frank Tipler
Future generations will know there's nothing mystical about wetware because by 2100, Moore's law will have given us tiny quantum computers powerful enough to upload a human soul.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WETWARE»

Discover the use of wetware in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wetware and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wetware
Stahn, a searcher is hired by Mr. Yukawa, a molecular biologist, to find Della Taze, his missing assistant, and discovers that the Boppers, moon-based robots have a plan to make their own humans
Rudy von Bitter Rucker, 1988
2
Wetware: A Computer in Every Living Cell
This book offers a startling and original answer. In clear, jargon-free language, Dennis Bray taps the findings of the new discipline of systems biology to show that the internal chemistry of living cells is a form of computation.
Dennis Bray, 2011
3
Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware
Provides information on ways to "refactor" one's brain to develop better cognitive skills.
Andrew Hunt, 2008
4
Wetware
From Craig Nova, a master of the modern novel, comes a tale eerie in its vision of a future not far off, of a world precariously close to today’s. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Craig Nova, 2007
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Cyberpunk: Stories of Hardware, Software, Wetware, ...
Presents a collection of cyberpunk fiction stories from such authors as William Gibson, Paul Tremblay, Greg Bear, Gwyneth Jones, and Cory Doctorow.
Victoria Blake, 2013
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WetWare Child
simple story of a boy who finds out he's different, and when he does...he's in terrible danger....and he has to run... from Granny...This now comes with sketches! My computer did them!!!
Rosalind Lee, 2010
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Live Robots: 2 in 1 Volume of Software/Wetware
Two complete novels--Software, in which robots offer elderly hippie Cobb Anderson immortality, and Wetware, in which the meatbop, a new life form emerges--enter the world of cyberpunk. Reprint.
Rudy von Bitter Rucker, 1994
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Magill's Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: ...
"These four volumes cover 791 books or series, 238 of them published during the 1980s and 1990s. the entries are 1,000 words long for single books and 1,500 for series, with a one-sentence summary beginning each entry followed by ...
T. A. Shippey, A. J. Sobczak, 1996
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Critical Terms for Media Studies
13:: HARDWARE/. SOFTWARE/WETWARE. geoffrey winthrop- young Things of Theory Computers are puzzling things. Admittedly, thing is not a very inspired term for such an impressive—well, what?—tool? machine? medium? None of the  ...
W. J. T. Mitchell, Mark B. N. Hansen, 2010
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The Matrix in Theory
Abstract The Matrix trilogy is a modern day titanomachia in which the replacement of generations of titans, gods and semi-gods, or hardware, software and wetware, tests the relations between the humans and the nonhumans. The supremacy ...
Myriam Díaz-Diocaretz, Stefan Herbrechter, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WETWARE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wetware is used in the context of the following news items.
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Agile Innovation: Crossing the Wetware Chasm for Business …
Modern-era IT jargon has coined the term “wetware” to describe the collective human capital - the programmers, developers, systems administrators, cloud and ... «App Developer Magazine, Jun 15»
2
Wetware: The Major Data Security Threat You've Never Heard Of
Wetware is a term of art used by hackers to describe a non-firmware, hardware or software approach to getting the information they want to pilfer. In other words ... «Forbes, May 15»
3
The Promise Of Invisibles
Grindhouse Wetware has developed Circadia, an implantable chip that can send body metrics wirelessly to a phone or other device. Despite these emerging ... «TechCrunch, Apr 15»
4
Neighborhood Watch program to add wireless security cams to its …
The Neighborhood Watch program is about to augment its wetware network of watchful eyes with a hardware network of wireless IP security cameras. «TechHive, Apr 15»
5
Guestlisted Premiere: Parlour Bells delivers the loud and dangerous …
With “Wetware” the throbbing tempo let's the song rise and fall with a cool hypnotic energy. The trance-inducing guitar (nice work Nate Leavitt), simple keys (nice ... «Boston Herald, Oct 14»
6
Blame The 'Wetware': Your Brain Lags Behind By 80 Milliseconds …
... filters and reaction times are different,” Carboni says in the video. “So, stop blaming the hardware and software, and start blaming your own wetware (brain).” ... «Medical Daily, Aug 14»
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Mindshare's The Loop: Where Wetware (Humans) Meets Software …
The Loop is the first time I have seen seamless wetware (human) thoughts combined eloquently with the best of software (machines) data. I believe the most ... «MediaPost Communications, Jun 14»
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Overcoming 20th-century regulations to allow 21st-century cures
Like software, this wetware can be erased, corrupted, infected, hijacked, and edited, letter by letter, word by word. Parts of our immune system subtly reconfigure ... «Reason, Feb 14»
9
Where should a CISO look for cyber security answers – hardware …
So if the wetware is the answer to addressing most business cyber security risks, what steps should the security profession take to ensure that awareness ... «ComputerWeekly.com, Feb 14»
10
Biohackers work toward building $6M man on do-it-yourself budget
He belongs to a group of so-called “grinders” who call themselves Grindhouse Wetware. These biohackers build technological devices that seek to extend or ... «Tribune-Review, Dec 13»

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