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Definition of Wires


  1. In a theodolite, etc., horizontal cross wires or hairs equidistant from the central horizontal cross wire.

Wires Quotations

God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Francis Bacon

We believe that electricity exists, because the electric company keeps sending us bills for it, but we cannot figure out how it travels inside wires.
Dave Barry

Every time I hear a politician mention the word 'stimulus,' my mind flashes back to high school biology class, when I touched battery wires to a dead frog to make it twitch.
Robert Kiyosaki

I've got all my old laptops going back to my first, which was so fancy at the time, in '93 or '94, but now it's just like a doorstop. One day I said, 'I'll go in and get all my old documents in there.' The cords and the wires are all gone, the discettes you need are gone. Meanwhile the little electrons are starting to wither away.
Douglas Coupland

When the wires are all down and your heart is covered with the snows of pessimism and the ice of cynicism, then, and only then, have you grown old.
Samuel Ullman
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Wires Translations

wires in Italian is fili

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