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English definition of “wire”

wire

noun
 
 
/waɪər/
METAL [C, U] B2 thin, metal thread, used to fasten things or to make fences, cages, etcMetals and metalworkingChemical elements
ELECTRICITY [C] B2 a long, thin piece of metal thread, usually covered in plastic, that carries electricity: electrical wires → See also barbed wireElectrical components and circuitryElectricity and electronics
(Definition of wire noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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