In computer systems, hardware refers to the machines themselves as opposed to the programs which tell the machines what to do.
Military hardware is the machinery and equipment that is used by the armed forces, such as tanks, aircraft, and missiles.
Hardware refers to tools and equipment that are used in the home and garden, for example saucepans, screwdrivers, and lawnmowers.
the machinery and electronic parts of a computer system
tools and equipment that are used in the house and garden/yard
a hardware shop
the equipment, machinery and vehicles used to do sth
tanks and other military hardware