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, v. t. [imp. Wiredrew
; p. p.
; p. pr. & vb. n. Wiredrawing
1. To form (a piece of metal) into wire, by drawing it
through a hole in a plate of steel.
2. Hence, to draw by art or violence.
My sense has been wiredrawn into blasphemy.
3. Hence, also, to draw or spin out to great length and
tenuity; as, to wiredraw an argument.
Such twisting, such wiredrawing, was never seen in a
court of justice. --Macaulay.
4. (Steam Engine) To pass, or to draw off, (as steam) through
narrow ports, or the like, thus reducing its pressure or
force by friction.