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- a curved wire inserted into the undersides of the cups of certain bras for increased support
- such a brain full underwire bra
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A semicircular wire support sewn into the underside of each cup of a brassiere.
- A brassiere with such a wire support.