preformed wire rope

noun

Definition of preformed wire rope

: 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

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History and Etymology for preformed wire rope

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 1 Dec. 2021.

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