Translation of wire in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 c and u (metal strand) alambre (masculine) wire fence alambrada (feminine), alambrado (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) wire netting red (feminine) de alambreExample sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (fencing, mesh) alambrada (feminine), alambrado (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) 1.3 countable/numerable (finishing line) (American English/inglés norteamericano) the wire la línea de llegada, la meta down to the wire hasta el último momento to be caught at the wire he was caught at the wire by Robertson Robertson lo rebasó en la línea de llegada under the wire por un pelo or (Spain/España) por los pelos [colloquial/familiar]
- Having very thin wire needles pushed into your skin and twiddled is a very bizarre experience.
- Others were woven with thin copper wire, creating a seductively shiny and semisolid surface.
- The earliest chronographs used vacuum tubes for timing and a thin copper wire to start and stop.
- 2 countable/numerable 2.1 [Electricity/Electricidad] [Telecom] cable (masculine) bare wires cables pelados (before noun/delante del nombre) wire strippers alicates (masculine plural) pelacables, pinzas (feminine plural) de corte (Mexico/México) cross 2 2 2.2 (telegram) [colloquial/familiar] telegrama (masculine)Example sentences2.3 (teletype machine) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], teletipo (masculine) hot off the wire de última hora
- Today, of course, we are no longer tethered to telegraph or telephone wires for conversation.
- I frequently went down to the C&O Coloma depot, and spent time there listening in on the wire with agent Baker.
- Iron creates the magnetic field and copper wires carry away the current generated.
- Do wires degenerate when electric current is passed through them?
- Objecting to unsightly overhead wires to provide electric current, most British systems did not adopt electric traction until after 1900.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 1.1 [Electricity/Electricidad] to be wired
tosth estar* conectado a algo these homes are wired for cable TV estas viviendas tienen instalación de televisión por cable the plug has been wrongly wired han conectado mal los cables del enchufe 1.2 (telegraph) [colloquial/familiar] wire me when you get there mándame un telegrama cuando llegues they wired me the news, they wired the news to me me comunicaron la noticia por telegrama, me telegrafiaron la noticia they wired me some money me mandaron un giro telegráfico 1.3 (bug) [colloquial/familiar] [room/apartment] colocar* or esconder micrófonos en
wire upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [stereo/computer] conectar to wire sth up
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