noun 1. . noun 1. another name for anthracite Compare soft coal
[hahrd-koh-tid] /ˈhɑrdˈkoʊ tɪd/ adjective 1. having a coarsely textured coat, as a dog.
jargon (By analogy with “hard-wired”) Said of a data value or behaviour written directly into a program, possibly in multiple places, where it cannot be easily modified. There are several alternatives, depending on how often the value is likely to change. It may be replaced with a compile-time constant, such as a C “#define” macro, […]
- Hard coin
noun phrase Large amounts of money; megabucks: There’s some hard coin being made by the music magnates (1970s+)