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8 entries found for wire.
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Main Entry: 1wire
Pronunciation: primarystresswimacr(schwa)r
Function: noun
1 a : metal in the form of a usually flexible thread or slender rod b : a thread or rod of metal
2 a : a line of wire for conducting electrical current b : a telephone or telegraph wire or system c : TELEGRAM, CABLEGRAM
3 a : the finish line of a race b : the final moment <the game came down to the wire>
- wire·like /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective
- under the wire
1 : at the finish line
2 : at the last moment
- wire to wire or from wire to wire : from start to finish

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