About 10 minutes later, official word crossed the wires, and the world heard the astonishing news.
The lines may not seem like much – a punch of poles, wires and equipment.
He also built shocking devices in middle school consisting of a box with two wires attached that would electrocute its user.
wires reporters asked more questions about FEMA that were ignored.
In 2011, the wires were clogged with stories of a potential Peace Prize gong for Julian Assange.
Let A represent the armature, with a pair of grooves (B) for the wires.
A glance at the illustration will make this plain, and also show how the wires are to be placed.
In this way three practical talking circuits can be obtained from four wires.
Mrs. Robbins was slight, and hung on wires,—so said her neighbors.
Evidently, the quantity of wood surrounding the vertical wire at e must be twice as great as that surrounding the wires b and c.
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.
A nearly obsessional computer user: a cross-country quest in search of the wirehead's answer to an amusement park (late 1980s+ Computer)
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+)