(Irish) an all-night farewell party for a person about to emigrate to America
- American wayfaring tree
. a North American shrub, Viburnum alnifolium, of the honeysuckle family, having flat-topped clusters of white flowers and red-to-black berrylike fruit.
- American wigeon
noun a large common dabbling duck (Anas americana) found in northern North America Examples The American wigeon has a blue bill with a black nail.
- American wirehair
noun a breed of medium-large cat with a coarse wiry coat
- American wire gauge
american wire gauge hardware, standard (AWG, sometimes “Brown and Sharpe Wire Gauge”) A U.S. standard set of non-ferrous wire conductor sizes. Typical household wiring is AWG number 12 or 14. Telephone wire is usually 22, 24, or 26. The higher the gauge number, the smaller the diameter and the thinner the wire. Thicker wire is […]