Definition of wireman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪəmən

noun (plural wiremen)

  • 1chiefly US An installer or repairer of electric wiring.
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    • A journeyman electrician or wireman will still be responsible for answering to the job foreman, contractor or building foreman throughout the job.
    • Under the direct supervision of journeymen wiremen, the apprentice will learn the skills associated with being an electrician.
    • Now certain companies have come into existence which employee residential wiremen to serve their customers.
  • 2A journalist working for a news agency: a job as a night wireman at a Toronto press agency

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