- to draw (metal) out into wire, especially by pulling forcibly through a series of holes of gradually decreasing diameter in a succession of dies.
- to draw out to great length, in quantity or time; stretch out to excess.
- to strain unwarrantably, as in meaning.
Origin of wiredraw
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- to convert (metal) into wire by drawing through successively smaller dies
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