wire noun (METAL THREAD) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "wire" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


/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
a wire fence
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
Someone had cut the telephone wires.
Don't touch those wires whatever you do.
Electrical switches and connections
the wire the wire fence round a prison or prison camp
During the war he spent three years behind the wire (= in prison).
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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