from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who works with electric wiring.
- n. Slang One who taps telephone lines; a wiretapper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who works with wire; primarily someone who connects electric wiring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A man who puts up and looks after wires, as for the telegraph, telephone, or electric lighting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a worker who installs and repairs electric wiring
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Our two priorities were a key man or expert locksmith and a "wireman" or electronics expert, and I wanted to get people into the campaign headquarters of Democratic candidates as soon as possible.
The nationwide use of the construction wireman and construction electrician (CW/CE) classifications is voluntary for the IBEW and its contractors as part of our standard agreements.
Spent time in Okinawa, Danang, Subic Bay, Puerto Rico as a wireman.
And Cronkite read that and he believed in the old wireman tap.
Cronkite read that and he believed in the old wireman tap.
He worked in telecommunications, as a ''field wireman.''
General Electric in Syracuse as a wireman until his retirement in 1983.
See also another book by Victoria King another journeyman wireman entitled “Manhandled: Black Females”.
Curtis Cooper, 21, a field wireman from Santa Rosa, N.M., hasn't seen Iraq, though he too has deployed to Okinawa.
When I got back to my office, I got the police wireman, Tony Sarenaro, on the phone.
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