an order transmitted by telephone, telegraph, or electronically from one bank to another to pay or credit money to a payee designated by a payer.
wire-trans•ferPronunciation: (wīur'trans-fûr', -trans'fur), [key]
—v.t., -ferred, -fer•ring.
to transmit (money or credit) by wire transfer.
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