tightwire

noun
tight·​wire | \ ˈtīt-ˌwī(-ə)r How to pronounce tightwire (audio) \

Definition of tightwire

: a tightrope made of wire

First Known Use of tightwire

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Tightwire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tightwire. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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