- n. Plural form of guy-wire.
“Masts are made out of galvanized pipe and guy-wires.”
“Nevertheless Pilcher consented to give some demonstrations on The Hawk, towed by a light line; during the second of these, while he was soaring at a height of thirty feet, one of the guy-wires of the tail broke, and the machine turned over and crashed.”
“Otness said he won't sign an agreement until he knows the precise locations of the poles and guy-wires.”
“They blew away from their moorings in strong thunderstorms and their guy-wires were hazardous to nighttime beach strollers and nesting turtles.”
“If they had their way now, they'd be cutting the remaining guy-wires to the safety net tomorrow.”
“It would cost $180,000 to stabilise the tower with guy-wires.”
“The tree collapsed as workers were attempting to fix several guy-wires used to keep the tree upright.”
“When they're not blocked by kiosks, criss-crossed by guy-wires, or dug up for a construction project, strict right-angle turns often send them on torturous paths around minor obstacles.”
“Cumming’s grand entrance, upside-down on guy-wires, is the 21st century antidote to the conventional deus ex machina.”
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