Wire

What is Wire?

Wire is (noun) 1. a thin piece of metal or metal thread He used bits of wire to attach the apple tree to the wall. The chip basket is made of woven wire. 2. (electric) wire thin metal thread along which electricity flows, usually covered with coloured plastic The wires seem to be all right, so there must be a problem with the dishwasher itself. 3. a telegram He sent me a wire to say that he couldn’t come. (verb) 1. to put in wires to carry electricity round a building The office has been wired for computers. 2. to send a telegram He wired his office to say that the deal had been signed.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level