wireworks

[ wahyuh r-wurks ]
/ ˈwaɪərˌwɜrks /

noun, plural wire·works. (used with a singular or plural verb)

an establishment where wire is made or put to some industrial use.

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Origin of wireworks

1590–1600; wire + works

Related forms

wire·work·er, noun

Definition for wireworks (2 of 2)

wirework

[ wahyuh r-wurk ]
/ ˈwaɪərˌwɜrk /

noun

fabrics or articles made of wire.

Origin of wirework

First recorded in 1580–90; wire + work
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British Dictionary definitions for wireworks (1 of 2)

wireworks

/ (ˈwaɪəˌwɜːks) /

noun

(functioning as singular or plural) a factory where wire or articles of wire are made

British Dictionary definitions for wireworks (2 of 2)

wirework

/ (ˈwaɪəˌwɜːk) /

noun

functional or decorative work made of wire
objects made of wire, esp netting
a special effects technique in film or theatre in which actors are suspended from moving wires so that they appear to flythe spectacular wirework of Chinese cinema

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