Bowden cable

noun Bow·den cable \ ˈbōdᵊn- , ˈbau̇d- \
variants: or Bowden wire

Definition of Bowden cable

:spring steel wire enclosed in a spiral wire casing for transmitting longitudinal motion at a distance especially (as in a hand brake) around curves

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Origin and Etymology of bowden cable

after Ernest Monnington Bowden †1904 Irish inventor


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