chicken wire


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chicken wire

n.
A light-gauge galvanized wire fencing usually made with hexagonal mesh.

chicken wire

n
(Building) wire netting with a hexagonal mesh

chick′en wire`


n.
a light wire netting having a large hexagonal mesh, used esp. as fencing.
[1915–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chicken wire - a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal meshchicken wire - a galvanized wire network with a hexagonal mesh; used to build fences
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
Translations

chicken wire

nrete f metallica (a maglie esagonali)
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In addition to the pig, which I was already raising, Brian told me to get 80 pounds of regular lump charcoal, three large rolls of aluminum foil, and a roll of chicken wire. He had everything else we'd need.
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Chickens are typically thought of as possessing a low level of intelligence compared with other animals however the study showed that, 'they can reason by deduction, have a sense of numbers, possess self-control when it comes to holding out for a better food reward, and demonstrate their cognitive complexity when placed in social situations requiring them to solve problems.' Chickens will appreciate having something to do and hanging favourite food like corn on the cob, lettuce and even cooked spaghetti from the chicken wire will keep them entertained as well as fed.
So now every spring I add protection for two of the beds: a temporary 2-foot-tall fence of chicken wire. It gives me a worry-free place to grow rabbits' favorite vegetables.
Chicken wire under the dirt and rocks just make the dog seek a different spot.
We then took chicken wire, placed it around the bottom, and wired it to the corncrib panels.
For the country's biggest parade in Cologne last year, builders used a long list of materials to build the floats, including about 2,000 square meters of chicken wire mesh, 4,000 meters of roofing battens, 1,800 kilograms of nails and 1,000 liters of paint.
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When we plant now we put our bulbs in deep and put chicken wire over them before replacing the soil.