He began his career as a reporter for a variety of newspapers and wire services in Canada and England.
Did Cronkite fiddle with his earpiece or get up and take a look at news as it came in from the wire services spontaneously?
In 2004, I was in grad school, and Deadwood, The wire, and The Sopranos were all on HBO.
In the garden, giant mushroom sculptures sprout from the ground and wire spider webs hang between trees.
You can see the wire keeping him safe in this pic as he performs apparently death-defying stunts as part of his training routine.
That was all the money which was taken that day for the use of forty miles of wire.
The framework is of bamboo, strengthened and held taut with wire guys.
When the paper is to be wove, it is covered with wire gauze.
You are no Frenchman, to spit flesh with a wire; but you can shoot, can't you?
By that I mean it should not be so small as to create the possibility of the wire breaking.
Old English wir "metal drawn out into a thread," from Proto-Germanic *wiraz (cf. Old Norse viravirka "filigree work," Swedish vira "to twist," Old High German wiara "fine gold work"), from PIE *wei- "to turn, twist, plait" (cf. Old Irish fiar, Welsh gwyr "bent, crooked;" Latin viere "to bend, twist," viriæ "bracelets," of Celtic origin). Wiretapping is recorded from 1904, from earlier wiretapper (1893). Wirepuller in the political sense is 1848, American English.
To cancel or ignore what has gone before; begin anew; go back to square one: Let's just wipe the slate clean and pretend it never happened (1921+)