Wire Meaning and Definition


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Wire meaning

Word: Wire

How to pronounce: ˈwaɪə

Noun

Definitions:

1. Metal drawn out into the form of a thin flexible thread or rod.

Example sentences: "A coil of copper wire"

2. An electronic listening device that can be concealed on a person.

Example sentences: "An undercover police informer who was wearing a wire"

3. A telegram or cablegram.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Install electric circuits or wires in.

Example sentences: "Wiring a plug"

2. Provide, fasten, or reinforce with wires.

Example sentences: "They wired his jaw"

3. Send a telegram or cablegram to.

4. Snare (an animal) with wire.

5. Obstruct (a ball, shot, or player) by a wicket.


Synonyms:

conductor

cable

cord

grid

conduit

thread

electrical wire

line

rope

bare wire

string

hardwire

telegraph

telegram

conductive

solid wire

steel wire


Antonyms:

insulator


Derivations:

wiring

wired

wireless


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Wire in Other Languages...

Spanish: Cable

German: Draht

French: Fil

Italian: Filo

Turkish: Kablolu


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