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  1. wiresnoun

    Plural form of wire.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. WIRES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Wires is ranked #48717 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Wires surname appeared 433 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Wires.

    90% or 390 total occurrences were White.
    4.6% or 20 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for wires »

  1. weirs

  2. wiser

  3. wries

  4. swire

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wires in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wires in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of wires in a Sentence

  1. Geoffrey Marcy:

    If the Milky Way actually has other intelligent species sending their spacecraft across the galaxy to settle around other stars on other planets, they might communicate using lasers, there could be a galactic Internet not borne by copper wires, not borne by fiber optics, but carried by laser beams crisscrossing the galaxy.

  2. Mark Grant:

    I think this is a real act of vengeance by the ECB and the EU and I think it's a shame, you saw the stock market, which had been up over 100 as soon as this hit the wires, drop down to a slight positive ; Bonds go from being down a point to up a point.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Our country could be doing much better, we have deficits that are enormous. We have all bad trade agreements. We have an army that the head says is not prepared. We have a military that needs help, especially in these times. We have nuclear weapons that -- you look at'60 Minutes' -- that don't even work ; if anybody saw that report. The phones don't work. They're 40-years-old. They have wires that don't work.

  4. Lena Dunham:

    It felt like I was a complex machine that had been unplugged and then had my wires rerouted into the wrong inputs.

  5. Neil Cybart:

    Apple AirPods are literally hanging out of people's ears ; Apple AirPods're nearly impossible to miss when worn, since the lack of wires make AirPods useful for outdoors activities, including walking and running, they are bound to be seen in people's ears while out and about.

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    someone who takes the place of another person
    • A. handsome
    • B. suspicious
    • C. alternate
    • D. witless

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