tiller rope

noun

Definition of tiller rope

1 : a rope leading forward from either end of the tiller to the wheel or other steering device
2 : rope that consists of 6 strands of 42 wires each of ordinary lay about a hemp center and that is suitable where great flexibility is required (as for signal pulls and steering lines, and in the operation of tillers and of elevator controlling devices)

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“Tiller rope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiller%20rope. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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