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piano wire

noun
1.
a very thin steel wire of high tensile strength.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • The stew seemed particularly delicious, though the squirrel was as stringy as piano wire.
  • The planes are connected together with diagonal guys of the finest piano wire procurable.
  • Next year they might want to try hanging the banner from piano wire-neck high.
  • Bottom-bouncing lures include a piece of piano wire.
  • During the original survey, soundings of the lake were conducted using pipe and piano wire.
  • Plant plankton in the lake is rich in number and piano wire, they measured the depth of the lake.

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