Definition of 'wiring'
Example sentences containing 'wiring'
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One in five had lived in a home with faulty wiring. Times, Sunday Times (2017)On his forehead he bears the scratches from a fight over a strand of copper wiring. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The heart has its own "wiring system "which sends out impulses to the heart muscles. Coping with Angina (1990)The system removes the need for expensive wiring. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Men were pulling out the copper wiring and pipes. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The faulty wiring in a body after spinal injury is astonishing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One forces house was burnt down by a serious fire due to recently installed faulty wiring. The Sun (2007)Meanwhile electrical wiring was potentially deadly. The Sun (2010)Is that grief or faulty wiring? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Third, installing plumbing and wiring equipment in the walls. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The heating, wiring and plumbing will all have to be installed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Experts say the buildings are riddled with asbestos, crumbling stonework and ageing electrical equipment and wiring. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She replaced the rotten sash windows and replaced the heating, wiring and plumbing. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Electrical sockets and wiring should be moved to at least 5ft off the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If the house revolves, then how do you connect the plumbing and wiring? Times, Sunday Times (2008)WE are told that the theft of copper wiring is becoming a huge problem. The Sun (2011)All electrical wiring had been burnt through, so the team had to rely on their own portable light sources. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Check the wiring and the plumbing too, as these are the most expensive and disruptive jobs to take on. The Sun (2013)A bit like a wiring diagram, some are kept only for when things go wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many house fires, for example, are caused by faulty wiring. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)You should also check electrical wiring to ensure that it's safe, and fit smoke alarms throughout. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The building is sound, and there is no structural damage, but the plumbing and wiring need attention. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He's an electrician, which will at least save a bit of money when the wiring needs attention. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some have the specialist skills needed to plaster walls, fix damaged floors and repair electrical wiring, while others are happy to offer their muscle or make tea. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'wiring'
British English: wiring NOUN
The wiring in a building or machine is the system of wires that supply electricity to the different parts of it.
Faulty wiring is the major cause of house fires.
Definition of wiring from the Collins English Dictionary
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