wired: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wīrd), [key]
— adj.
  1. equipped with wires, as for electricity or telephone service.
  2. made of wire; consisting of or constructed with wires: a wired barrier.
  3. tied or secured with wires: wired bales of wastepaper.
  4. strengthened or supported with wires: a sculpture of wired papier-mâché.
  5. tense with excitement or anticipation; edgy.
  6. equipped so as to receive cable television.
  7. connected electronically to one or more computer networks.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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