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wiring

[wahyuh r-ing]
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noun
  1. an act of a person who wires.
  2. Electricity. the aggregate of wires in a lighting system, switchboard, radio, etc.

Origin of wiring

First recorded in 1800–10; wire + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for wirings

wiring

noun
  1. the network of wires used in an electrical system, device, or circuit
  2. the quality or condition of such a network
adjective
  1. used in wiring
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Word Origin and History for wirings

wiring

n.

"wires collectively," 1809, later especially "electrical wirework," from present participle of wire (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

wirings in Medicine

wiring

([object Object])
n.
  1. The fastening together of the ends of a broken bone with wire sutures.
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