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wir·ing

 (wīr′ĭng)
n.
1. The act of attaching, connecting, or installing electric wires.
2. A system of electric wires.
3. A part of the body's physiology or neurology that determines or controls something, such as a capability or disorder: "Evolution, having made the basic computational units of language innate, may have seen no need to replace every bit of learned information with innate wiring" (Steven Pinker).

wiring

(ˈwaɪərɪŋ)
n
1. (Electrical Engineering) the network of wires used in an electrical system, device, or circuit
2. (Electrical Engineering) the quality or condition of such a network
adj
(Electrical Engineering) used in wiring

wir•ing

(ˈwaɪər ɪŋ)

n.
1. an act or instance of using, applying, or working with wire.
2. the aggregate of wires in a lighting system, switchboard, radio, etc.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wiring - a circuit of wires for the distribution of electricity
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
light circuit, lighting circuit - wiring that provides power to electric lights
2.wiring - the work of installing the wires for an electrical system or device
manual labor, manual labour - labor done with the hands
Translations
شَبَكَة أسْلاك
ledningsnet
raflögn
elektrické vedenie
elektrik tesisatı

wiring

[ˈwaɪərɪŋ]
A. N (Elec) (= wiring system) → instalación f eléctrica; (= wires) → cables mpl
the cause of the fire was faulty wiringla causa del incendio fue la instalación eléctrica defectuosa
B. CPD wiring diagram Ndiagrama m de la instalación eléctrica

wiring

[ˈwaɪərɪŋ] ninstallation f électrique

wiring

wiring

[ˈwaɪərɪŋ] n (Elec) → impianto elettrico

wire

(ˈwaiə) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) metal drawn out into a long strand, as thick as string or as thin as thread. We need some wire to connect the battery to the rest of the circuit; a wire fence.
2. a single strand of this. There must be a loose wire in my radio somewhere.
3. the metal cable used in telegraphy. The message came over the wire this morning.
4. a telegram. Send me a wire if I'm needed urgently.
verb
1. to fasten, connect etc with wire. The house has been wired (up), but the electricity hasn't been connected yet.
2. to send a telegram to. Wire me if anything important happens.
3. to send (a message) by telegram. You can wire the details to my brother in New York.
ˈwireless noun
an older word for (a) radio.
ˈwiring noun
the (system of) wires used in connecting up a circuit etc.
high wire
a high tightrope. acrobats on the high wire.
ˌwire-ˈnetting noun
a material with wide mesh woven of wire, used in fencing etc.
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