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hot +‎ wire, with hot referring to electrical current.

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hot-wire (third-person singular simple present hot-wires, present participle hot-wiring, simple past and past participle hot-wired)

  1. (slang) to start an automobile engine by bypassing the ignition key wiring
  2. (slang) to steal a vehicle by bypassing the ignition key's security

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