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Some articles on wires, wire:

Shoe Tossing - Shoefiti
... shoes whose shoelaces have been tied together so that they hang from overhead wires such as power lines or telephone cables ... The shoes are tied together by their laces, and the pair is then thrown at the wires as a sort of bolas ... Usually, the shoes flung at the wires are sneakers elsewhere, especially in rural areas, many different varieties of shoes, including leather shoes and boots, also are thrown ...
Cold Shrink Tubing
... Cold shrink tubing is used to insulate wires, connections, joints and terminals in electrical work ... It can also be used to repair wires, bundle wires together, and to protect wires or small parts from minor abrasion ...
Superchunk Discography - Discography - Digital Singles
... (Acoustic Demo) 2010 Merge Crossed Wires "Crossed Wires" (Single Version) "Blinders" (Fast Version) "Crossed Wires" (Acoustic Demo) 2011 Merge ...
Cable Harness
... A cable harness, also known as a wire harness, cable assembly, wiring assembly or wiring loom, is an assembly of cables or wires which transmit signals or electrical power ... cable harnesses provide several advantages over loose wires and cables ... For example, many aircraft, automobiles and spacecraft contain many masses of wires which would stretch over several kilometres if fully extended ...
Molecular Scale Electronics - Examples - Wires
... The sole purpose of molecular wires is to electrically connect different parts of a molecular electrical circuit ... of research in single molecule electronics is primarily on the functionalized molecules molecular wires are characterized by containing no functional groups and are hence composed of plain ... The main problem with the molecular wires is to obtain good electrical contact with the electrodes so that the electrons can move freely in and out of the wire ...

Famous quotes containing the word wires:

    Under a world of whistles, wires and steam
    Caboose-like they go ruminating through
    Ohio, Indiana—blind baggage—
    To Cheyenne tagging . . . Maybe Kalamazoo. See Vagagonds
    Hart Crane (1899–1932)

    Putting people in a room and strapping wires to their wrist to find out if I make them tingle when I’m telling them about Beirut is a long way from Edward R. Murrow.
    Linda Ellerbee (b. 1932)

    The symmetrical piles of white bodies,
    the round white breast-shapes of the heaps,
    the smell of the smoke, the dogs the wires the
    rope the hunger. It had happened to others.
    There was a word for us. I was: a Jew.
    Sharon Olds (b. 1942)