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Definition of Wires
Stadia hairs Sta"di*a hairs or wires wires . (Surv.)
In a theodolite, etc., horizontal cross wires or hairs
equidistant from the central horizontal cross wire.
WireWire Wire, n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan.
vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin
to E. withy. ????.]
1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance
formed to an even thread by being passed between grooved
rollers, or drawn through holes in a plate of steel.
Note: Wire is made of any desired form, as round, square,
triangular, etc., by giving this shape to the hole in
the drawplate, or between the rollers.
2. A telegraph wire or cable; hence, an electric telegraph;
as, to send a message by wire. [Colloq.]
Wire bed, Wire mattress, an elastic bed bottom or
mattress made of wires interwoven or looped together in
Wire bridge, a bridge suspended from wires, or cables made
Wire cartridge, a shot cartridge having the shot inclosed
in a wire cage.
Wire cloth, a coarse cloth made of woven metallic wire, --
used for strainers, and for various other purposes.
Wire edge, the thin, wirelike thread of metal sometimes
formed on the edge of a tool by the stone in sharpening
Wire fence, a fence consisting of posts with strained
horizontal wires, wire netting, or other wirework,
Wire gauge or gage.
(a) A gauge for measuring the diameter of wire, thickness
of sheet metal, etc., often consisting of a metal
plate with a series of notches of various widths in
(b) A standard series of sizes arbitrarily indicated, as
by numbers, to which the diameter of wire or the
thickness of sheet metal in usually made, and which is
used in describing the size or thickness. There are
many different standards for wire gauges, as in
different countries, or for different kinds of metal,
the Birmingham wire gauges and the American wire gauge
being often used and designated by the abbreviations
B. W. G. and A. W. G. respectively.
Wire gauze, a texture of finely interwoven wire, resembling
Wire grass (Bot.), either of the two common grasses
Eleusine Indica, valuable for hay and pasture, and Poa
compressa, or blue grass. See Blue grass.
Wire grub (Zo["o]l.), a wireworm.
Wire iron, wire rods of iron.
Wire lathing, wire cloth or wire netting applied in the
place of wooden lathing for holding plastering.
Wire mattress. See Wire bed, above.
Wire micrometer, a micrometer having spider lines, or fine
wires, across the field of the instrument.
Wire nail, a nail formed of a piece of wire which is headed
Wire netting, a texture of woven wire coarser than ordinary
Wire rod, a metal rod from which wire is formed by drawing.
Wire rope, a rope formed wholly, or in great part, of
Wire Wire, v. i.
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.]
WireWire Wire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wired; p. pr. & vb. n.
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. [Colloq.]
Wire Wire, v. t. (Croquet)
To place (a ball) so that the wire of a wicket prevents a
Meaning of Wires from wikipedia
- 2015 album
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system. This wire
to the contact wire
at regular intervals
by vertical wires known
as "droppers" or "drop wires
". It is supported
(Jeff Beck album), 1976 Wired
album), 1993 Wired
(Mallory Knox album), 2017 "Wired
", a song by Prism
- The Wire
is an American crime drama television series created
and primarily written
and former police reporter David
Simon. The series
- A wire
is a single usually
cylindrical, flexible strand
or rod of metal. Wires
are used to bear mechanical loads
- an LP consisting mostly
of dub remixes
tracks. In later
and Wires became
the best-known of XTC's discography. In 2004...
guy-wire to offset
pull of the electrical wires
, at a spot where
the wires change
for radio antenna
- Deftones' Lurking
New Song 'Hearts/Wires
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- the mounting density
of both components
and jump wires without
fear of short-circuits. The jump wires
vary in size and colour
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