Meaning of “wire” - Learner’s Dictionary

wire

noun uk us /waɪər/
METAL [ C, U ]

B2 thin, metal thread, used to fasten things or to make fences, cages, etc

ELECTRICITY [ C ]

B2 a long, thin piece of metal thread, usually covered in plastic, that carries electricity:

→ See also barbed wire

(Definition of “wire noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)