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wired

Slang for tense and anxious, esp. when the condition is caused by the effect of a psychoactive drug.
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For example, the undersea fiber-optic cable currently under construction around South America, together with other such projects around the world, suggest that wired technologies--because of their reliability, stability, and lower costs of data transmission--won't be shunted aside in favor of wireless at any point in the foreseeable future.
Even in North America, which has a high level of wired Internet penetration compared to Asia and most of Europe and lower levels of wireless penetration, wireless Internet growth is outpacing that of wired.
McLuhan crops up often in Wired, and is listed on the masthead as its "Patron Saint." The entire magazine does indeed have a McLuhanesque feel, whether in its design or in its commitment to assessing electronic technology's social impact.
If your fixture is wired with lamp-style cord rather than white (neutral) and black (hot) wires, identify the neutral wire by looking for silver conductors, writing, squared corners, or ribs or indentations on the insulation.
According to Jason Krauss, president of Wired Environments, "Prior to our new nationwide dial-up offering, telecommunications customers worried that dial-up access would have limited availability, especially after all the free dial-up providers disappeared.
(Remember: all wires of the same color must be wired to the same posts inside each wiring block, and there must be no errant strands of wire or other conductive material bridging posts or wires.)
The company, which provides internet service through an affiliate, PFM Internet, has already wired 342 Madison and 611 Broadway, and is in conversations with many other buildings.
PFM Communications, Inc., a complete Internet business solution provider, has announced the inauguration of its Internet Wired division, which provides office building owners and managers a means of enhancing building values and capturing new income through direct Internet access.