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Definition of wire:

  1. A knitting needle.
  2. A message transmitted by telegraph.
  3. A telegraph wire or cable; hence, an electric telegraph; as, to send a message by wire.
  4. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an even thread by being passed between grooved rollers, or drawn through holes in a plate of steel.
  5. A wire stretching across over a race track at the judges' stand, to mark the line at which the races end.
  6. One who picks women's pockets.
  7. the network of hidden influences controlling the action of a person or organization; as, to pull the wires for office.
  8. The system of wires used to operate the puppets in a puppet show;
  9. To bind with wire; to attach with wires; to apply wire to; as, to wire corks in bottling liquors.
  10. To pass like a wire; to flow in a wirelike form, or in a tenuous stream.
  11. To place ( a ball) so that the wire of a wicket prevents a successful shot.
  12. To put upon a wire; as, to wire beads.
  13. To send ( a message) by telegraph.
  14. To send a telegraphic message.
  15. To snare by means of a wire or wires.

Synonyms:

fence, telegraph, finally, message, conducting wire, line, aerial, at the last, live wire, circuit, eventually, conductor, wiring, coil, cable, electrify, telegram, filament, to the bitter end, net, barbed wire.

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