Definition of wireline in English:

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wireline

Pronunciation: /ˈwī(ə)rˌlīn/

noun

1A telegraph or telephone wire.
Example sentences
  • They would rather do without their wireline telephone than their computer.
  • Convergence became the watchword as boundaries separating local and long-distance, voice and data, cable and telephone, and wireline and wireless services eroded.
  • They'll think nothing of having a wireline phone and two cell phones, one for work and one for friends and family.
2(In the oil industry) a cable for lowering and raising tools and other equipment in a well shaft.
2.1An electric cable used to connect measuring devices in an oil well with indicating or recording instruments at the surface.

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Syllabification: wire·line

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