Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “wire”

See all translations

wire

noun (METAL THREAD)
金属线
 
 
/waɪər/ US  /waɪr/
[C or U] a piece of thin metal thread which can be bent, used for fastening things and for making particular types of objects that are strong but can bend
金属丝;金属线
a wire fence
金属线栅栏
Metals and metalworkingChemical elementsElectrical components and circuitry
[C] (a piece of) thin metal thread with a layer of plastic around it, used for carrying electric current
电线;导线
Someone had cut the telephone wires.
有人切断了电话线。
Don't touch those wires whatever you do.
无论如何都别碰那些导线。
Electrical switches and connections
the wire the wire fence round a prison or prison camp
(监狱等处的)铁丝网
During the war he spent three years behind the wire (= in prison).
战争期间他蹲了3年监狱。
Prisons and parts of prisons
(Definition of wire noun (METAL THREAD) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “wire” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More