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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)
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