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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unwire.

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Examples

  • I would not be surprised to soon see a similar jump in unwired televisions, now that the realization of free over-the-air digital TV is finally sinking in.

    Snip! Nearly One-Fifth of Homes Have No Landline - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The New York Times this morning, for instance, had a multipage ad section focusing on wireless -- the first two-page spread in the section had the word unwired in about 700-point type.

    Wi-Fi Networking News

  • California's famous Silicon Valley and Suffolk and Nassau counties on Long Island in New York are engaged in projects to make huge swaths of land "unwired," while a consortium of cities in Utah is bringing fiber-optics into every home with speeds matching those in East Asia - the most wired region in the world.

    Bruce Lai: The Future of Digital New York City

  • One thing I don't regret is failing to blog while away; getting "unwired" was a novel experience in its own right although my cellphone served as a handy umbilicus to cyberspace.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • I figure it's high time to start doing my blog writing "unwired" and update when I can.

    Musings of a Drunken Monk: August 12, 2004 Archives

  • The psyche, as a technological realm of semiotic expression, is not in itself shifting; but in our current relations of production, in which our minds are interfacing with digital networks, we are ironically becoming "unwired" from our binary (the basic two digits) understanding of our own communication.

    Warren Ellis

  • These "unwired" consumers, are accessing the mobile Internet on their phones due to widespread and affordable wireless access.

    Press Releases

  • World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2008" ranks SHU among the best master's universities in the North, and Intel rates it #11 among the nation's most "unwired" campuses.

    Media Newswire

  • I can assure you the interviewer wouldn't be asking any more questions for some time until he got his jaws unwired.

    John R. Talbott: The Boobs at the New York Times

  • Few would campaign for colonies to go unwired; many authors use the Internet for research and must email manuscripts (or whiny notes pleading for more time) to agents and editors.

    Retreats Surrender to Wi-Fi

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