wellwired

wired

[wahyuhrd]
adjective
1.
equipped with wires, as for electricity or telephone service.
2.
made of wire; consisting of or constructed with wires: a wired barrier.
3.
tied or secured with wires: wired bales of wastepaper.
4.
strengthened or supported with wires: a sculpture of wired papier-mâché.
5.
Slang. tense with excitement or anticipation; edgy.
6.
equipped so as to receive cable television.
7.
connected electronically to one or more computer networks.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see wire, -ed3

well-wired, adjective
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wired (waɪəd)
 
adj
1.  edgy from stimulant intake
2.  excited, nervous, or tense
3.  using computers to send and receive information, esp via the internet

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wire
O.E. wir "metal drawn out into a thread," from P.Gmc. *wiraz (cf. O.N. viravirka "filigree work," Swed. vira "to twist," O.H.G. wiara "fine gold work"), from PIE *wei- "to turn, twist, plait" (cf. O.Ir. fiar, Welsh gwyr "bent, crooked;" L. viere "to bend, twist," viriæ "bracelets," of Celtic origin).
The verb meaning "to furnish with wires" is recorded from 1435. Wiretapping is recorded from 1904, from earlier wiretapper (1893). Wiry in the sense of "lean, tough" is first recorded 1808. Wired (adj.) "nervous, jittery" is from 1970s. Wirepuller in the political sense is 1848, Amer.Eng. Wiring "wires collectively," esp. "electrical wirework" is recorded from 1809
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