Translation of wire in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable or uncountable (metal strand) wire fence wire nettingred (feminine) de alambreExample sentences1.2 uncountable (fencing, mesh) 1.3 countable (finishing line) (American English) the wire
down to the wirela línea de llegadala metato be caught at the wirehe was caught at the wire by Robertsonhasta el último momentounder the wireRobertson lo rebasó en la línea de llegadapor un pelo or (Spain) por los pelos [colloquial]
- 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 2.1 (Electricity, Telecom) bare wires(before noun) wire stripperscables pelados→ cross 2 2 2.2 (telegram) [colloquial]alicates (masculine plural) pelacablesExample sentences2.3 (teletype machine)
(American English) [colloquial]hot off the wirede última horaExample sentences
- 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.
- 1 1.1 (Electricity)to be wired
tosomethingthese homes are wired for cable TVestar conectado a algothe plug has been wrongly wiredestas viviendas tienen instalación de televisión por cable1.2 (telegraph) [colloquial]wire me when you get therehan conectado mal los cables del enchufethey wired me the news, they wired the news to memándame un telegrama cuando lleguesthey wired me some moneyme comunicaron la noticia por telegramame telegrafiaron la noticia1.3 (bug) [colloquial]me mandaron un giro telegráfico(room/apartment)colocar or esconder micrófonos enExample sentences
- The meeting discussed heating arrangements for the winter months and hope to get the prefab wired up for electricity during the next few weeks.
- The polygraph, where you're - as you're aware, you have to be wired up to and it measures blood pressure, and heart rate and pulse and so on and so forth.
- The informer, who is wired up, is told by one of the News of the World team hidden in a nearby van to move aside so that the paper's photographer can get a clear view of the ‘gang’ to take a picture.
- There's no point buying several grands' worth of audiophile equipment only to wire it up to cheap speakers.
- Electronic components are then wired on to the device to process information that it senses or to drive the movement of its mechanical parts.
- Although he has been told he would be unlikely to win a patent for wiring a vintage receiver to a handphone, he thinks he can turn it into a design-driven business.
- (telegraph) [colloquial]mandar un telegramaExample sentences
- As soon as the telegraph lines were back up and running she'd wire the Western Rangers, after all this was what they did for a living.
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