from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Equipped with a system of wires, as for electric, telephone, cable television, or computer network connections.
- adj. Slang Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices: a wired hotel room.
- adj. Reinforced or supported by wires.
- adj. Tied or bound up with wire: wired bundles of newspaper.
- adj. Slang Having numerous influential connections, as with high-ranking members of an organization.
- adj. Slang Very stimulated or excited, as from a stimulant or a rush of adrenaline.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Equipped with wires, so as to connect to a power source or to other electric or electronic equipment; connected by wires.
- adj. Equipped with hidden electronic eavesdropping devices.
- adj. Reinforced, supported, tied or bound with wire.
- adj. Very excited, overstimulated; high-strung.
- adj. A pair in seven card stud with one face up and one face down
- adj. three of a kind as the first three cards in seven card stud
- adj. connected to the Internet; online
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of wire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In ornithology, having wires or wiry feathers: chiefly in composition: as, the twelve- wired bird of paradise. Compare wire-tailed, and see wire, verb,6, and cuts under Seleuoides, thread-tailed, Trochilidæ, and Videstrelda.
- In croquet, protected or obstructed by an intervening wire.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tied or bound with wire
- adj. equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service
- adj. tense with excitement and enthusiasm as from a rush of adrenaline
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