locked-wire rope

noun
variants: or locked-coil wire rope

Definition of locked-wire rope

: a rope especially adapted for haulage and rope transmission having a smooth cylindrical surface and made by drawing the outer wires to such shape that each one interlocks with the other so that the wires lie in concentric layers about a wire core

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“Locked-wire rope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locked-wire%20rope. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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