Bowden cable

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

Bowden wire

Definition of Bowden cable

  1. :  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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quaintly unconventional or refined

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