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whiskey Tweet Definition of whiskey Like Definition of whiskey on Facebook
noun 
  1. a distilled alcoholic liquor made from fermented grain, usually aged by storing in Oak barrels.
  2. a drink of whiskey.
  3. The letter W in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
     
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.
     
wireless Tweet Definition of wireless Like Definition of wireless on Facebook
noun 
  1. (dated) radio
adjective 
  1. not having any wires
  2. of or relating to wireless telegraphy
     
wiretap Tweet Definition of wiretap Like Definition of wiretap on Facebook
noun 
  1. a concealed device connected to a telephone or other communications system that allows a third party to listen or record conversations
  2. the act of installing such a device
verb to wiretap
  1. To install or to use such a device
     

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