Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “wire”

See all translations

wire

noun /ˈwaiə/
(also adjective) (of) metal drawn out into a long strand, as thick as string or as thin as thread
alambre, cable, hilo
We need some wire to connect the battery to the rest of the circuit a wire fence.
a single strand of this
hilo
There must be a loose wire in my radio somewhere.
the metal cable used in telegraphy
telégrafo
The message came over the wire this morning.
a telegram
telegrama
Send me a wire if I’m needed urgently.
wireless noun an older word for (a) radio. wiring noun the (system of) wires used in connecting up a circuit etc.
alambrado
high wire noun a high tightrope
cuerda floja
acrobats on the high wire.
wire-netting noun a material with wide mesh woven of wire, used in fencing etc
red de alambre, tela metálica
He covered the strawberry plants with wire-netting to prevent the birds from getting at the fruit.
(Definition of wire from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “wire” in Spanish

Definitions of “wire” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More