(noun, adjective)


1. firm and uncompromising

- a hard-line policy

Similar word(s): inflexible, sturdy, uncompromising


1. (business) A retail product collection consisting primarily of hardware targeting the do-it-yourself customer.

2. (business) A retail product collection which includes many non-information goods, such as home appliances, housewares, sporting goods, in addition to the DIY hardware which is the focus of the first definition, above.

3. (telephony) A physical wire or cable connection; landline