electric wire

electric wire

[i¦lek·trik ′wīr]
(electricity)
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There was one of the odd-looking machines in each room, so it appears, and the two were connected by an electric wire.
Later, Bell ventured to confide to Hubbard his wild dream of sending speech over an electric wire, but Hubbard laughed him to scorn.
If this astounding news, instead of flying through the electric wires, had simply arrived by post in the ordinary sealed envelope, Barbicane would not have hesitated a moment.
All the journey, immovable in the air though never left behind; plain to the dark eyes of her mind, as the electric wires which ruled a colossal strip of music-paper out of the evening sky, were plain to the dark eyes of her body; Mrs.
His home is a tangle of electric wires, and after bed-time a guest can scarcely breathe without setting off an alarm.
It hangs on every bush, flutters in every tree, is caught flying by the electric wires, haunts every enclosure, drinks at every pump, cowers at every grating, shudders upon every plot of grass, seeks rest in vain behind the legions of iron rails.
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Villager electrocuted: A 24-year-old villager in Thathi Behloolpur was electrocuted when he touched a live electric wire in his house.
Taihan Electric Wire has won a $76m contract with the Qatari government to provide extra-high-voltage power cables.
The preliminary investigations reveal that an electric wire was kept in water and the purpose of the person who killed the tiger was actually to kill some other small animal and they tried to hide the body and they took it to the hills, but because that was a one and a half to two kilometre stretch, they chopped the tiger into two pieces and hid the body," said S.
It happened at around 1pm when the steel coil springs of a mattress, which was kept in front of an elevator on the third floor, came in contact with an electric wire.