tr.v. wire·drew (-dro͞o′), wire·drawn (-drôn′), wire·draw·ing, wire·draws
1. To draw (metal) into wire.
2. To treat (a subject, for example) with great length, excessive detail, or overrefinement; spin out.
vb, -draws, -drawing, -drew or -drawn
(Metallurgy) to convert (metal) into wire by drawing through successively smaller dies
v.t. -drew, -drawn, -draw•ing.
1. to draw (metal) out into wire, esp. by pulling forcibly through a series of holes of gradually decreasing diameter in a succession of dies.
2. to draw out to great length, in quantity or time; stretch out to excess.
3. to strain unwarrantably, as in meaning.
Past participle: wiredrawn