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wirework

[wahyuh r-wurk] /ˈwaɪərˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
fabrics or articles made of wire.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; wire + work
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British Dictionary definitions for wire-work

wirework

/ˈwaɪəˌwɜːk/
noun
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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