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wire

US [waɪr]
UK [ˈwaɪə(r)]
  • n.电线;导线;金属丝;金属线
  • v.用导线给(建筑物、设备等)接通电源
  • Web线材;线框(wire-frame);钢丝
Plural Form:wires  Present Participle:wiring  Past Tense:wired  
wire
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n.
— see also
wiry
1.
[u][c]
金属丝;金属线;一段金属丝(或线)metal in the form of thin thread; a piece of this
a coil of copper wire
一卷铜丝
a wire basket
金属丝编织篮
The box was fastened with a rusty wire.
那个箱子是用生锈的铁丝捆紧的。
2.
[c][u]
电线;导线a piece of wire that is used to carry an electric current or signal
overhead wires
架空电线
fuse wire
保险丝
The telephone wires had been cut.
电话线被割断了。
3.
[sing]
金属丝编制的栅栏;铁丝网a wire fence
Three prisoners escaped by crawling under the wire.
三个囚犯从铁丝网栅栏下钻出去越狱了。
IDM
get your wires crossed
(informal)
误会(别人的意思)to become confused about what sb has said to you so that you think they meant sth else
go, come, etc. (right) down to the wire
(informal)
直到最后才见分晓if you say that a situation goesdown to the wire , you mean that the result will not be decided or known until the very end
v.
1.
~ sth (up)
用导线给(建筑物、设备等)接通电源to connect a building, piece of equipment, etc. to an electricity supply using wires
Make sure the plug is wired up correctly.
插头一定要接对。
2.
~ sb/sth up (to sth).~ sb/sth to sth
将…连接到(磁带录音机、计算机等设备)to connect sb/sth to a piece of equipment, especially a tape recorder or computer system
He was wired up to a police tape recorder.
他被连接到了警方的录音机上。
3.
~ sth (for sth)
给…安装窃听器to put a special device somewhere in order to listen secretly to other people's conversations
The room had been wired for sound.
这个房间已经装上了窃听器。
4.
给(某人)打电报to send sb a message by telegram
He wired the news to us.
他打电报把这个消息通知了我们。
He wired us the news.
他打电报把这个消息通知了我们。
5.
给(某人)电汇to send money from one bank to another using an electronic system
The bank wired the money to her.
银行将钱电汇给了她。
The bank wired her the money.
银行将钱电汇给了她。
6.
~ sth
用金属丝把…连在一起to join things together using wire

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