preformed wire rope

noun

: a wire rope of which each wire and strand has been given in advance the helical shape it will have in the rope with resultant increased safety

Word History

Etymology

from past participle of preform entry 1

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“Preformed wire rope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preformed%20wire%20rope. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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