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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wire \Wire\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Wired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wiring}.]

1. To bind with wire; to attach with wires; to apply wire to; as, to wire corks in bottling liquors.

2. To put upon a wire; as, to wire beads.

3. To snare by means of a wire or wires.

4. To send (a message) by telegraph. [Colloq.]

5. (Croquet) To place (a ball) so that the wire of a wicket prevents a successful shot. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

6. to equip with a system of wiring, especially for supply of electrical power or communication; as, to wire an office for networking the computers; to wire a building with 220-Volt current. [PJC]

7. to equip with an electronic system for eavesdropping; to bug; as, to wire the office of a mob boss; to wire an informant so as to record his conversations. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wiring \Wir"ing\, noun

1. The act of one that wires anything. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. The wires or conductors employed in any system in which electric voltages or current are transmitted between components. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

wiring

noun

1: a circuit of wires for the distribution of electricity

2: the work of installing the wires for an electrical system or device


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