Definition of wire-draw in English:
verb (past wire-drew; past participle wire-drawn)[with object] (often as noun wire-drawing)
1Draw out (metal) into wire by passing it through a series of holes of diminishing diameter in a steel plate.
- Primarily an agrarian community the town was also home to a brass foundry, an iron forge, a wire-drawing mill, and a community of cabinetmakers.
- Neither Mittal nor his business interests - apart from a wire-drawing plant - were British.
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- It was the goldsmiths and silversmiths, wire-drawers, beaters and coin stampers who purchased these ingots, to use in making various luxury items.
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