wire cloth
noun Date: 1798 a fabric of woven metallic wire (as for strainers)

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  • Wire cloth — Wire Wire (w[imac]r), n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan. vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to E. withy. [root]141.] [1913 Webster] 1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wire´-cloth´ — wire cloth, a fabric woven from wire, used for strainers. –wire´ cloth´, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • wire cloth — n. a type of fine wire netting for strainers, etc …   English World dictionary

  • wire cloth — wire cloth, adj. a material of wires of moderate fineness, used for making strainers, manufacturing paper, etc. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • wire cloth — noun fabric woven of metallic wire • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile * * * noun : a fabric of woven metallic wire (as for strainers) * * * wire cloth, adj. a material of wires of moderate fineness, used for making strainers,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wire cloth (gauze) — Смотри тканая металлическая сетка …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • Wire — (w[imac]r), n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan. vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to E. withy. [root]141.] [1913 Webster] 1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an even thread… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wire bed — Wire Wire (w[imac]r), n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan. vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to E. withy. [root]141.] [1913 Webster] 1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wire bridge — Wire Wire (w[imac]r), n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan. vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to E. withy. [root]141.] [1913 Webster] 1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wire cartridge — Wire Wire (w[imac]r), n. [OE. wir, AS. wir; akin to Icel. v[=i]rr, Dan. vire, LG. wir, wire; cf. OHG. wiara fine gold; perhaps akin to E. withy. [root]141.] [1913 Webster] 1. A thread or slender rod of metal; a metallic substance formed to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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