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EtymologyEdit

wire +‎ work

NounEdit

wirework (usually uncountable, plural wireworks)

  1. Work, especially openwork, formed of wires.
  2. (film) The use of wires to suspend actors in otherwise impossible positions.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for wirework in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)