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wire to wire

Definition of wire to wire

chiefly US sports

  1. :  from the beginning of a race, game, etc., until the end <He led the race (from) wire to wire.>



Word by Word Definitions

wireplay
  1. :  metal in the form of a usually very flexible thread or slender rod

    :  a thread or rod of such material

    :  wirework

  1. :  to provide with wire :  use wire on for a specific purpose

    :  to send or send word to by telegraph

    :  to connect by or as if by a wire


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