Underwire meaning

ŭndər-wīr
A semicircular wire support sewn into the underside of each cup of a brassiere.
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A brassiere with such a wire support.
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A curved wire inserted into the undersides of the cups of certain bras for increased support.
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Such a bra.
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A semicircular wire placed in a bra to support the breasts.
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A bra that includes such wires.
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To fix such a wire in place.
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Origin of underwire