wire together(redirected from wires together)
1. To fasten or bind multiple things together with wires. You'll want to wire those boxes together before you start driving, or they'll slide around in the back of the van. The machine wires together hay into uniform bales.
2. To hold multiple pieces of something together with wires. The dentist had to wire Luke's jaw together after the accident. We managed to wire together the motor long enough to get the car to a mechanic.
3. To connect two or more things with electrical or fiber-optic wiring. He wired several different speakers together to achieve a makeshift surround-sound experience in his living room. You'll need to wire together the batteries in parallel so you can double the capacity. We've wired every room in the building together with high-speed Internet cables.
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wire something together
to bind the pieces of something together with wire; to bind things together with wire. I wired the car's exhaust pipe together, hoping to get a few more miles out of it. I will wire it together to keep it from dragging on the roadway.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.