[wahyuh r-wurks]
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Origin of wireworks

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


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

Origin of wirework

First recorded in 1580–90; wire + work
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Related Words for wireworks

circuitry, wirework, wireworks

British Dictionary definitions for wireworks


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


  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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