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Word of the Day 09/19/19 Wiredraw

Wiredraw (verb)
wiredraw [ wahyuh r-draw ]


verb (used with object), wire·drew, wire·drawn, wire·draw·ing.
1. to draw (metal) out into wire, especially by pulling forcibly through a series of holes of gradually decreasing diameter in a succession of dies.
2. to draw out to great length, in quantity or time; stretch out to excess.
3. to strain unwarrantably, as in meaning.

RELATED FORMS
wire·draw·er [wahyuh r-draw-er] , noun

Origin: 1590–1600; back formation from wiredrawer; see wire, drawer

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