hot-wire

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v hot-wire start (a car engine) without a key by bypassing the ignition interlock "The woman who lost the car keys had to hot-wire her van"
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Usage

In literature:

The sand-flies were like a million little red-hot wires.
"In Mesopotamia" by Martin Swayne
Mercy kept the wires hot arranging this for her friend.
"Ruth Fielding on the St. Lawrence" by Alice B. Emerson
I now put into the receiver, and kindle it by means of a hot wire.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
The wire first becomes red hot, then white hot; then it glows with a brilliance almost dazzling until it fuses and breaks.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
Keep the wires hot till you're in touch with him.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
The drier is simply a frame upon which is nailed a large surface of wire sieving, directly under which are coils of hot steam pipes.
"Under Fire" by Frank A. Munsey
He knew it would be like probing Baker's flesh with a hot wire.
"The Great Gray Plague" by Raymond F. Jones
That evening the telephone wires were again kept hot by the Bucknors and their many kinsmen.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
There was a hot land breeze; I sailed out into the bay and cruised north along the coves which I have wired.
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
Some hot words had passed over the wire, and the hotel man was considerably ruffled.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
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In poetry:

Jim's friendly with all the kid-nappers,
When they're short of kids he gets the wire,
With the family he's got, they know Jim is hot,
He'll supply all the kids they require.
"A Tale Of The Rockies" by Billy Bennett
It was a misdirected wire.
Her husband was at Shaitanpore.
She spread her anger, hot as fire,
Through six thin foreign sheets or more.
Sent off that letter, wrote another
To her solicitor — and mother.
"The Mare's Nest" by Rudyard Kipling
Well, we chased a bunch of critters on the hot and sandy plain,
Though 't was like a purp a-racin' with a U. S. A. mail train;
But at last we got 'em herded in a wire fence corral,
And the foreman sez, off-hand like: "Jest go in and rope one, Al."
"The Ostrich-Punching of Arroyo Al" by Arthur Chapman

In news:

The 435 Series offers three methods of airflow measurement: pitot tube, hot wire anemometer, and rotating vane probe with flow rates up to 4,000 fpm and temperatures up to 160°F.
Hot-Wire Anemometer and Accessory Head.
Combination hot-wire anemometer and psychrometer accessory head AAT3 gets into ducts easily.
CE compliant, the Omega HHF-SD1 hot wire and standard thermistor anemometer comes with an SD card data logger.
HHF-SD1 series of hot-wire thermistor anemometer .
The HHF-SD1 is a series of hot-wire and standard thermistor anemometer that features an SD card data logger.
How To Hot Wire The Doll House.
A brazen thief hot wired a front-end loader to steal hay valued at $5,000 from fields on farm north of Wellington.
HHF-SD1 series of hot-wire thermistor anemometer.
Coyote caught on a hot wire.
Red-Hot Jambalaya Wins Saranac At Wire.
01 am, fire units responded to a report of electrical wires sizzling at 502 Delmar St Responders found the service lines looked somewhat black, and a thermal imaging camera found two lines were hot.
A wind roared down Western Avenue, so biting it felt like hot wires across the skin.
And in my mind's eye, those wires were red hot on July 20.
Oblivious to child labor laws, the station let him be the station gopher and guinea pig…("hey Scott, touch these two wires and tell me if they're hot").
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In science:

Tsinober, consists of the multi-hot-wire probe connected to the anemometer channels, signal normalization device (sample-and-hold modules and anti-aliasing filters), data acquisition and calibration unit.
On an alternative explanation of anomalous scaling and how well-defined is the concept of inertial range
Signals recorded experimentally using hot wire anemometry look very much like the ones seen in the figure.
Navier-Stokes solver using Green's functions I: channel flow and plane Couette flow
Hot Wire Anemometry: Principles and Signal Analysis.
Modeling Waveform Shapes with Random Eects Segmental Hidden Markov Models
It demonstrates the validity of the procedure to detect hot regions of the wire chamber and to supress them both in data and in simulations.
Review of double beta experiments
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