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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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