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noun
  1. The twenty-third letter of the Appendix:Roman script, English alphabet, preceded by U and followed by X. It is read double-u.
Watt Tweet Definition of Watt Like Definition of Watt on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An English and Scottish surname derived from the given name Wat
wattage Tweet Definition of wattage Like Definition of wattage on Facebook
noun
  1. An amount or power (especially electric), expressed in watts, kilowatts etc
  2. The power requirement of some electric appliance
wattmeter Tweet Definition of wattmeter Like Definition of wattmeter on Facebook
noun
  1. An electrodynamometer calibrated in watts
WB Tweet Definition of WB Like Definition of WB on Facebook
initialism
  1. Warner Brothers
    1. (medicine) whole blood
weber Tweet Definition of weber Like Definition of weber on Facebook
noun
  1. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of magnetic flux; the flux linking a circuit of one turn that produces an electromotive force of one volt when reduced uniformly to zero in one second. Symbol: Wb
wiper Tweet Definition of wiper Like Definition of wiper on Facebook
noun
  1. something, such as a towel, that is used for wiping
  2. something, such as a windscreen wiper, that is designed for wiping
  3. a movable electric contact in some device
wire Tweet Definition of wire Like Definition of wire on Facebook
noun
  1. (uncountable) Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die.
  2. A piece of such material; a thread or slender rod of metal, a cable
  3. A metal conductor that carries electricity.
  4. A fence made of usually barbed wire.
  5. (sports) A finish line of a racetrack.
  6. (informal) A telecommunication wire or cable; hence, an electric telegraph; a telegram
  7. (slang) A hidden listening device on the person of an undercover operative for the purposes of obtaining incriminating spoken evidence.
verb (wir, ing)
  1. to fasten with wire, especially with reference to wine bottles, corks, or fencing
We need to that hole in the fence.
  1. to string on a wire
beads
  1. to equip for use with electricity
  2. to add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something
I'll just your camera to the computer screen.
  1. (informal) To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominately by telegraph.
Urgent: please me another 100 pounds sterling.
  1. to make someone tense or psyched-up
I'm never going to sleep " I'm completely wired from all that coffee.
  1. (slang) To install eavesdropping equipment.
We wired the suspects house.
wiring Tweet Definition of wiring Like Definition of wiring on Facebook
noun
  1. A system of electric wires.
  2. The act of installing wiring.

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