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walkie-talkie Tweet Definition of walkie-talkie Like Definition of walkie-talkie on Facebook
noun 
  1. A portable, bi-directional radio transceiver, usually as a pair.
     
web Tweet Definition of web Like Definition of web on Facebook
noun 
  1. The silken structure a spider builds using silk secreted from the spinnerets at the caudal tip of its abdomen; a spiderweb.
The sunlight glistened in the dew on the .
  1. Any interconnected set of persons, places, or things, which when diagrammed resembles a spider's web.
  2. Specifically, the w:World Wide Web, World Wide Web (also spelled Web).
Let me search the for that.
  1. (baseball) The part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing.
He caught the ball in the .
  1. A latticed or woven structure.
The gazebo's roof was a made of thin strips of wood.
  1. The interconnection between flanges in structural members, increasing the effective lever arm and so the load capacity of the member.
  2. A fold of tissue connecting the toes of certain birds.
A duck paddles with its webbed feet.
  1. (context, manufacturing) A continuous strip of material carried by rollers during processing.
  2. (context, lithography) A long sheet of paper which is fed from a roll into a printing press, as opposed to individual sheets of paper.
verb (web, b, ed)
  1. (intransitive) to construct or form a web
  2. (transitive) to cover with a web or network
  3. (transitive) to ensnare or entangle
  4. (transitive) to provide with a web
     
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.
     
wired Tweet Definition of wired Like Definition of wired on Facebook
verb 
  1. (past of, wire)
adjective 
  1. equipped, Equipped with wires, so as to connect to a power source or to other electric or electronic equipment; connected by wires.
  2. Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices.
  3. reinforced, Reinforced, supported, tied or bound with wire.
  4. (slang) Very excited, hyper; high-strung.
    After three cups of coffee she was too to sleep.
  5. (context, poker slang) A pair in Seven card stud with one face up and one face down
  6. (context, poker slang) Three of a kind as the first three cards in Seven card stud
    I was dealt three of a kind, .
     

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