newswire: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nz'wīr", nyz'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a service transmitted esp. by teletypewriter and providing late-breaking news stories, stock-market results, or other up-to-the-minute information: We took the story off the newswires.
  2. a teletypewriter or other machine by which such information is transmitted or received.
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