Wire

A wire is a single, usually cylindrical, flexible strand or rod of metal. Wires are used to bear mechanical loads or electricity and telecommunications signals. Wire is commonly formed by drawing the metal through a hole in a die or draw plate. Wire gauges come in various standard sizes, as expressed in terms of a gauge number. The term wire is al...
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wire

Besides its usual definition of a strand of conductor, wire on a printed board also means a route or track.
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Wire

• (v. t.) To place (a ball) so that the wire of a wicket prevents a successful shot. • (n.) The system of wires used to operate the puppets in a puppet show; • (n.) A wire stretching across over a race track at the judges` stand, to mark the line at which the races end. • (n.) the network of hidden influences controlling the act...
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wire

(wīr) a long, slender, flexible structure of metal, used in surgery and dentistry and sometimes as a conductor of electricity. arch wire in orthodontic therapy, a wire attached to orthodontic bands and applied around the dental arch to control and force tooth movement. ...
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wire

1. To bind with wire; to attach with wires; to apply wire to; as, to wire corks in bottling liquors. ... 2. To put upon a wire; as, to wire beads. ... 3. To snare by means of a wire or wires. ... 4. To send (a message) by telegraph. ... Origin: Wired; Wiring. ... 1. To pass like a wire; to flow in a wirelike form, or in a tenuous stream. ... 2. To ...
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wire

noun a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
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wire

noun ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
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Wire

(Electrical) A generic term for an electrical conductor.
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WIRE

(Wide-Field Infrared Explorer) A SMEX (Small Explorer) satellite whose primary purpose was a four-month infrared survey of the universe, focusing specifically on starburst galaxies and luminous protogalaxies. WIRE experienced problems shortly after launch and ground controllers ...
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WIRE

[FM] WIRE (91.1 FM, `Radio Mom 91 Dot 1 FM`) is a radio station broadcasting an Adult CHR format. Licensed to Lebanon, Indiana, USA, the station is currently owned by Hoosier Broadcasting Corporation. ==History== The Federal Communications Commission issued a construction permit for the station on March 27, 1998. The station was assigned th...
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Wire

Wire intransitive verb 1. To pass like a wire; to flow in a wirelike form, or in a tenuous stream. [ R.] P. Fletcher. 2. To send a telegraphic message. [ Colloq.]
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Wire

Wire noun [ Middle English wir , Anglo-Saxon wir ; akin to Icelandic vīrr , Danish vire , LG. wir , wire ; confer Old High German wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to English withy . ............ .] 1. A thread or slender ro...
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Wire

Wire transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Wired ; present participle & verbal noun Wiring .] 1. To bind with wire; to attach with wires; to apply wire to; as, to wire corks in bottling liquors. 2. To put ...
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Wire

A metal strand, normally pliable. See also: Pliers, Side Cutters.
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Wire

A strand or group of strands of electrically conductive material, normally copper or aluminum.
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wire

Another term for the finish line.
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Wire

Darts that just miss where you aimed but on the other side of the spider.
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wire

flexible cylindrical conductor, with or without an insulating covering, the length of which is large with respect to its cross-sectional dimensions NOTE - The cross-section of a wire may have any shape, but the term 'wire' is not generally used for ribbons or tapes.
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Wire

Large diameter (greater than about 2 mils) high-performance fiber, such as boron or silicon carbide, usually made by chemical vapor deposition onto a filamentary substrate.
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wire

object or body, the length of which is significantly larger than the major axis of its cross-section NOTE 1 - A wire may be a metallic conductor, a structural component or a composite superconductor. NOTE 2 - The term 'wire' is not generally used for conductive ribbons or tapes.
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wire

one of the individual wires used in the manufacture of a stranded conductor
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Wire

The finish line for a race.
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Wire

The finish line of a race.
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Wire

The wire mesh used at the wet end of the paper making process. The wire determines the textures of the paper.
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wire

Thread of metal, made by drawing a rod through progressively smaller-diameter dies. Fine-gauge wire is used for electrical power transmission; heavier-gauge wire is used to make load-bearing cables. Gold, silver, and bronze wire has been found in the ruins of Troy and in ancient E...
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