fabrics or articles made of wire.

1580–90; wire + work

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wirework (ˈwaɪəˌwɜːk)
1.  functional or decorative work made of wire
2.  objects made of wire, esp netting
3.  a special effects technique in film or theatre in which actors are suspended from moving wires so that they appear to fly: the spectacular wirework of Chinese cinema

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