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Synonyms for driver

a person who operates a motor vehicle

Synonyms for driver

someone who drives animals that pull a vehicle

a golfer who hits the golf ball with a driver

(computer science) a program that determines how a computer will communicate with a peripheral device

a golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee

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The Flash controller includes a hardware abstraction layer for generic driver development.
Hardware testers are fooled by the Windows NT Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL), and provide a false sense of Y2K compliance.
This breakthrough in hardware abstraction layer technology, which allows applications, middleware, and hardware to separately evolve, is a significant step forward for the whole wireless industry.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) has granted the rights to create and distribute a version of the Windows NT Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) Library to Nematron Corporation (Nasdaq: NEMA) today.
Software development tools include Spectrum's quicComm(TM) hardware abstraction layer, which facilitates algorithm partitioning and programming and a real-time operating system.
Motorola also offers a hardware abstraction layer (HAL) kit for Windows NT 3.
The EFIKA is a high performance, small form factor design that features Genesi's Hardware Abstraction Layer and IEEE 1275 compliant Open Firmware (HAL/OF), which gives designers increased flexibility to reduce product development time, speed time-to-market and extend software development from one application based on the PowerPC architecture to another.
5 development tools, including the Motorola PowerPC Software Developer Kit (SDK), Firmware Kits and Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) Kits.
Also included are the Harris SCA Core Framework, Zeligsoft CE and Spectrum's quicComm(TM) hardware abstraction layer, to facilitate algorithm partitioning and programming, and a real-time operating system.