Today's Word of the Day means...
Near the finish; at or to the last possible moment: The project is getting down to the wire and things are getting franticRelated Terms
[1901+ Horse racing; fr the imaginary line marking the end of a horse race; horses were said to pass ''under the wire'']
To be in very close competition until the very end; be NIP AND TUCK: The 1928 pennant race between the As and the Yanks went to the wire (1901+)
thread or slender rod, usually very flexible and circular in cross section, made from various metals and alloys, including iron, steel, brass, bronze, copper, aluminum, zinc, gold, silver, and platinum. The processes used are all fundamentally the same