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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Wiredrawn (0.01049 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: wiredrawn wiredrawn See wiredraw
English → English (gcide) Definition: Wiredrawn Wiredraw \Wire"draw`\, v. t. [imp. Wiredrew; p. p. Wiredrawn; p. pr. & vb. n. Wiredrawing.] [1913 Webster] 1. To form (a piece of metal) into wire, by drawing it through a hole in a plate of steel. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to draw by art or violence. [1913 Webster] My sense has been wiredrawn into blasphemy. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, also, to draw or spin out to great length and tenuity; as, to wiredraw an argument. [1913 Webster] Such twisting, such wiredrawing, was never seen in a court of justice. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]


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