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wired

wired

(1) Connected via cable. Contrast with wireless.

(2) Slang for a person "being excited" or "extremely enthusiastic." Also for someone "in tune" with the current technology. See technophile.
References in classic literature ?
Having got them I let my man go, but I wired full particulars to Forbes this morning.
If only Raffles had left me some address, to which I could have wired some word of warning
I have wired to the Admiralty, wired for more work-people.
When he wired me to sell his dogs it meant he had a better turn, and here's only one dog to show for it, a damned thoroughbred at that.
Nor could it guess the toughness of the fiber of the flesh, the instantaneousness of the cell explosions of the muscles, the fineness of the nerves that wired every part of him into a spendid fighting mechanism.
He varied likewise in the manner of the fact: and by the hasty addition of the single letter S he considerably altered the story; for he said that George had wired hares.
Arrange to leave Waterloo by North German Lloyd special," he wired, "9.
A sturdy young orchard covered most of his ten acres, though a goodly portion was devoted to whitewashed henhouses and wired runways wherein hundreds of chickens were to be seen.
I wired for rooms only a few hours ago - and I find a letter.
The triggers had been wired together, so as to make the simultaneous discharge more destructive.
WIRED for OLAP is an OLAP-centric analysis and presentation tool that operates in both client/server and Web-based computing architectures.
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