wire

wire
I ['waɪə(r)]
nome
1) (length of metal) filo m. metallico

copper, electric wire — filo di rame, filo elettrico

2) AE (telegram) telegramma m.
••

down to the wire — AE fino all'ultimo momento

to pull wires — AE manovrare nell'ombra

to get one's wires crossed — capirsi male

II ['waɪə(r)]
verbo transitivo
1)

to wire a house — installare l'impianto elettrico in una casa

to wire a plug — collegare una spina

2) (send telegram to) mandare un telegramma a
3) (stiffen) fissare con un filo metallico
* * *
1. noun
1) ((also adjective) (of) metal drawn out into a long strand, as thick as string or as thin as thread: We need some wire to connect the battery to the rest of the circuit; a wire fence.) filo; rete metallica
2) (a single strand of this: There must be a loose wire in my radio somewhere.) filo
3) (the metal cable used in telegraphy: The message came over the wire this morning.) telegrafo
4) (a telegram: Send me a wire if I'm needed urgently.) telegramma
2. verb
1) (to fasten, connect etc with wire: The house has been wired (up), but the electricity hasn't been connected yet.) (installare l'impianto elettrico)
2) (to send a telegram to: Wire me if anything important happens.) telegrafare
3) (to send (a message) by telegram: You can wire the details to my brother in New York.) telegrafare
- wiring
- high wire
- wire-netting
* * *
I ['waɪə(r)]
nome
1) (length of metal) filo m. metallico

copper, electric wire — filo di rame, filo elettrico

2) AE (telegram) telegramma m.
••

down to the wire — AE fino all'ultimo momento

to pull wires — AE manovrare nell'ombra

to get one's wires crossed — capirsi male

II ['waɪə(r)]
verbo transitivo
1)

to wire a house — installare l'impianto elettrico in una casa

to wire a plug — collegare una spina

2) (send telegram to) mandare un telegramma a
3) (stiffen) fissare con un filo metallico

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