Definition of piano wire in English:

piano wire

Syllabification: pi·an·o wire

noun

  • Strong steel wire used especially for piano strings.
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    • He held a snapped piece of piano wire in each of his hands, which he threw promptly to either side.
    • Researchers have successfully made and 'tuned' the world's smallest piano wire. The wires are made of carbon nanotubes that measure approximately 2 nanometers in diameter.
    • Wire rod is used in automotive components making and tyre manufacturing as well as for products such as bed springs and piano wire.

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