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live wire

Electronics a wire carrying an electric current
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"Mayawati is like a live wire. Whoever touches her will die.
However, the victim accidentally touched another exposed live wire that caused his electrocution, the report said.
His hand also touched dangling live wire and he expired.
Giving detailed account of the incident, father of the young boy said his kid was going to a shop from home when the 11 KV high tension wire fell on his hand and stuck with it, so he tried to detach it with the other hand and his both hands were stuck with the live wire.
His son Omar Kulubi said his father might have lost his balance before falling on the electric fence."We were called to shocking news about my father who had been killed by a live wire at our neighbour's fence," said Mr Kulubi.
Police and engineers on Dock Road South, in Bromborough TWO workmen suffered electric shocks when a pneumatic drill struck a live wire in Bromborough.
"There was a live wire in his welder, which then touched his skin and due to him being damp, he became an extension of that live wire and received a severe electric shock.
The fencing is based on a single live wire extended to a height of 180 centimetres, which restricts elephants to walk underneath, but allows people, cattle and small and medium-sized wildlife to walk through unhindered.
Rescue sources said that while repairing power supply a youth mistakenly touched live wire and was electrocuted in Javed Town Gul Bahar area of Peshawar.
But in Live wire program we have to trace the edges of cyst.
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Prosecutor Ben Crosland told Kirklees magistrates: "When the British Gas engineer attended he found that the electrical supply had been illegally bypassed from the live wire into the unit inside the house.