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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History and Etymology for Bowden cable

after Ernest Monnington Bowden †1904 Irish inventor

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