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wireworks

[wahyuh r-wurks]
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noun, plural wire·works. (used with a singular or plural verb)
  1. an establishment where wire is made or put to some industrial use.
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Origin of wireworks

1590–1600; wire + works
Related formswire·work·er, noun

wirework

[wahyuh r-wurk]
noun
  1. fabrics or articles made of wire.
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Origin of wirework

First recorded in 1580–90; wire + work
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British Dictionary definitions for wireworks

wireworks

noun
  1. (functioning as singular or plural) a factory where wire or articles of wire are made
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wirework

noun
  1. functional or decorative work made of wire
  2. objects made of wire, esp netting
  3. 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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