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Noun: wire  wI(-u)r
  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
    - conducting wire
     
  3. The finishing line on a racetrack
     
  4. A message transmitted by telegraph
    - telegram
     
  5. A small hidden microphone; for listening secretly
    - bug
Verb: wire  wI(-u)r
  1. Provide with electrical circuits
    "wire the addition to the house"
     
  2. (telegraphy) send cables, wires, or telegrams
    - cable, telegraph
     
  3. Fasten with wire
    "The columns were wired to the beams for support"
     
  4. String on a wire
    "wire beads"
     
  5. Equip for use with electricity
    "wire an appliance";
    - electrify
     
  6. Put in place electronic eavesdropping equipment
    "his house is wired";
    - bug
     
  7. Send money electronically
    "ask them to wire the payment to the account"

Derived forms: wires, wired, wiring

Type of: accommodate, adapt, conductor, draw, equip, fasten, finish line, finishing line, fit, fit out, fix, ligament, message, mic, microphone, mike, outfit, secure, string, telecommunicate, thread

Antonym: unwire

Encyclopedia: Wire, The