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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _wir_, _wyr_, from Old English _wīr_ (“wire, metal thread, wire-ornament”), from Proto-Germanic _*wīraz_ (“wire”), from Proto-Indo-European _*weyh₁ros_ (“a twist, thread, cord, wire”), from Proto-Indo-European _*weyh₁-_ (“to turn, twist, weave, plait”). Cognate with Low German _Wir_ (“wire”), German _Wiere_ (“wire, metallic thread”), Icelandic _vír_ (“wire”), Swedish _vira_ (“to twist”), Latin _vieō_ (“weave together”), Welsh _gŵyr_ (“bent”), and Ancient Greek _Ἶρις_ (Îris, “Iris (goddess of the rainbow)”).

From Middle English wir, wyr, from Old English wīr (wire, metal thread, wire-ornament), from Proto-Germanic *wīraz (wire), from Proto-Indo-European *weyh₁ros (a twist, thread, cord, wire), from Proto-Indo-European *weyh₁- (to turn, twist, weave, plait). Cognate with Low German Wir (wire), German Wiere (wire, metallic thread), Icelandic vír (wire), Swedish vira (to twist), Latin vieō (weave together), Welsh gŵyr (bent), and Ancient Greek Ἶρις (Îris, Iris (goddess of the rainbow)).

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /waɪə/ * Rhymes: -aɪə(r)

  • (UK) IPA(key): /waɪə/
  • Rhymes: -aɪə(r)

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

WIRE (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ WIRES) * (uncountable) Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die. * A piece of such material; a thread or slender rod of metal, a cable. * A metal conductor that carries electricity. * A fence made of usually barbed wire. * (sports) A finish line of a racetrack. * (informal) A telecommunication wire or cable * (by extension) An electric telegraph; a telegram. * (slang) A hidden listening device on the person of an undercover operative for the purposes of obtaining incriminating spoken evidence. * (informal) A deadline or critical endpoint. _This election is going to go right to the WIRE_ * (billiards) A wire strung with beads and hung horizontally above or near the table which is used to keep score. SYNONYMS * (_thin thread of metal_): cable, steel wire, thread * (_metal conductor that carries electricity_): conducting wire * (_fencing made of usually barbed wire_): barbed wire * (_informal: telegraph_): _See_ TELEGRAPH * (_informal: message transmitted by telegraph_): _See_ TELEGRAM * (object used to keep the score in billiards): score string DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * filament * hawser * cable

wire (countable and uncountable, plural wires)

  1. (uncountable) Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die.
  2. A piece of such material; a thread or slender rod of metal, a cable.
  3. A metal conductor that carries electricity.
  4. A fence made of usually barbed wire.
  5. (sports) A finish line of a racetrack.
  6. (informal) A telecommunication wire or cable
  7. (by extension) An electric telegraph; a telegram.
  8. (slang) A hidden listening device on the person of an undercover operative for the purposes of obtaining incriminating spoken evidence.
  9. (informal) A deadline or critical endpoint.
    This election is going to go right to the wire
  10. (billiards) A wire strung with beads and hung horizontally above or near the table which is used to keep score.

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - VERB
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WIRE (_third-person singular simple present_ WIRES, _present participle_ WIRING, _simple past and past participle_ WIRED) * To fasten with wire, especially with reference to wine bottles, corks, or fencing. _We need to WIRE that hole in the fence._ * 1934, Rex Stout, _Fer-de-Lance_, 1992 Bantam edition, ISBN 0553278193, page 222: I could see him in his plane flying low over the river or a reservoir, dropping the club out with a chunk of lead WIRED to the shaft. * To string on a wire. _WIRE beads_ * To equip with wires for use with electricity. * To add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something. _I'll just WIRE your camera to the computer screen._ * (informal) To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominately by telegraph. _Urgent: please WIRE me another 100 pounds sterling._ * To make someone tense or psyched up. _I'm never going to sleep: I'm completely WIRED from all that coffee._ * (slang) To install eavesdropping equipment. _We WIRED the suspect's house._ * To snare by means of a wire or wires. SYNONYMS * (_to equip for use with electricity_): electrify * (_informal: to send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system_): cable, telegraph ANTONYMS * (_to fasten with wire_): unwire TROPONYMS * (_to fasten with wire_): rewire * (_to equip for use with electricity_): rewire DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

wire (third-person singular simple present wires, present participle wiring, simple past and past participle wired)

  1. To fasten with wire, especially with reference to wine bottles, corks, or fencing.
    We need to wire that hole in the fence.
  2. To string on a wire.
    wire beads
  3. To equip with wires for use with electricity.
  4. To add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something.
    I'll just wire your camera to the computer screen.
  5. (informal) To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominately by telegraph.
    Urgent: please wire me another 100 pounds sterling.
  6. To make someone tense or psyched up.
    I'm never going to sleep: I'm completely wired from all that coffee.
  7. (slang) To install eavesdropping equipment.
    We wired the suspect's house.
  8. To snare by means of a wire or wires.

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

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