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Word forms: (regular plural) wirelines
(Extractive engineering: Field development, Drilling) A wireline is the cables used in wells to lower and raise equipment.
⇒ Logging is carried out using special tools or equipment which are lowered into the
borehole on a wireline. ⇒ When lowered into the well's casing on a wireline, the gun is fired electrically, shooting numerous holes in the casing that permit
the oil or gas to flow into the casing. ⇒ A wireline is the cables used in wells to lower and raise equipment.