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  Definition of wire
  1. ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
  2. a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
  3. a message transmitted by telegraph
  4. the finishing line on a racetrack
  5. equip for use with electricity; "electrify an appliance"
  6. send cables, wires, or telegrams
  7. fasten with wire; "The columns were wired to the beams for support"
  8. string on a wire; "wire beads"
  9. provide with electrical circuits; "wire the addition to the house"
Similar Words: conducting wire, telegram, electrify, cable, telegraph

 

Hyponyms: baling wire, barbed wire, haywire, piano wire, trip wire, filament, jumper cable, jumper lead, lead, lead-in, patchcord, telephone wire, telephone line, telegraph wire, telegraph line, cable, cablegram, overseas telegram, letter telegram, night letter, rewire

 

Derivational Morphology: electrify, cable, telegraph, conducting wire, wireman, wirer, wiring, electricity, electrical energy, electrification, telegram, telegrapher, telegraphist, telegraph operator, telegraphy, cablegram, overseas telegram

 

Anagrams: weir

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: draad   Albanian: tel  
Bulgarian: жица   Catalan: filferro  
Croatian: žica   Dutch: draad  
Esperanto: drato   French: fil  
German: Draht   Hungarian: huzal  
Italian: filo   Japanese: 針金  
Korean: 철사   Polish: drut  
Portuguese: arame   Romanian: fir  
Russian: проволока   Slovene: žica  
Spanish: alambre   Swedish: tråd  
Turkish: tel  
 
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