Definition of wire speed in English:

wire speed

noun

  • 1The speed at which a wire is moved or dispensed by a machine or process.

  • 2Computing. The rate at which a wire or cable transmits data; (attributive) designating a device or process which does not cause any reduction in transmission rate.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From wire + speed.

Pronunciation

wire speed

/ˈwʌɪə ˌspiːd/