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wir·y

(wīr'ē),
1. Resembling or having the hard, threadlike feel of wire.
2. Denoting a small, fine, incompressible pulse.

wir·y

(wīr'ē)
Resembling or having the feel of a wire; filiform and hard; denoting a variety of pulse.

wir·y

(wīr'ē)
1. Resembling or having the hard, threadlike feel of wire.
2. Denoting a small, fine, incompressible pulse.
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We carried out some benchmark tests on the Wiry W1 and as expected, it didn't turn out to be good scorer.
His wiry frame and solo pogo-dancing give solace and hope to an army of fans that not so much wants to resist the onset of middle age, but head-butt it to the floor of a bus shelter and spit in its face as it lies squirming on the floor.
Petersburg comes Iguan, a somewhat absurdist ensemble that mixes wiry, twisty movement and a literary bent with hilarious or confusing results.
This wee shrub reaches 2ft tall in a good season and the wiry branches are clothed with small leaves which have a fresh appeal, giving the plant a ferny feel.
When I woke up this morning, I looked at myself in the mirror and saw my hair all wiry and frazzled up, my skin was all wrinkled and pasty, my eyes were bloodshot and bugging out, and I had this corpse-like look on my face
It was also unattractively wiry to start, and her phrasing was banal in music that calls for dash.
Dodder is a wiry, orange vine that steals water and nutrients from other plants.
A wiry orange vine finds plants to raid for nutrients by growing toward their smell, researchers report.
Abby--the shorter, wiry one who sort of looks like Jennifer Jason Leigh--plays acoustic guitar and usually sings lead; Amanda--the tall, modelesque one with the Louise Brooks bob (she actually did model for 11 years)--plays mandolin, dulcimer, and washboard and sings Naomi Judd-style alto harmonies.
And the horrific pieta Mother and Child (Rabbit and Lamb), 2004, in which a wiry rabbit, facing sideways, is affixed to the breast of its large, mismatched "parent," mocks the conventional depiction of the holy birth and family.
Now, the number of these wiry, nocturnal mammals born in the wild is at an all-time high since a reintroduction program began in 1996 in Arizona.
Wiry, none other than a tie-up with Unwins to offer its readers vouchers for two bottles of wine for the price of one.