wire

Part of speech: noun

The string of a musical instrument.

Part of speech: verb

To furnish with wire; fasten with wire.

Part of speech: verb

To telegraph.

Part of speech: noun

A slender strand or thread of metal, formed by drawing through dies or holes.

Part of speech: noun

A telegraphic system using wires; a telegram.

Part of speech: noun

A secret means of influence; as, to pull the wires.

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Usage examples "wire":

  1. There is so much wire- pulling here in the army. - "A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences", Laura S. Haviland.
  2. It broke once before an' dad fixed it with a piece of wire. - "Jess of the Rebel Trail", H. A. Cody.
  3. You think you can talk along a wire in the air over that distance? - "The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912", Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone.