Another signal was sent up, and the wheel began to revolve, the wire rope tightened, and the empty skep descended.
wire rope is best for the shrouds, but common wire or rope can be used.
Twelve thousand feet of wire rope was needed for the curtains and border lights.
wire rope was rapidly ousting hemp for all standing (p. 77) rigging.
Since the “Challenger” expedition the use of wire rope has enabled far smaller vessels to undertake deep sea work.
It's a little room that goes up and down when you pull a wire rope.
The grade is so steep as to require trains to be hauled up by a wire rope.
It was rigged with wire rope, and the martingale was sawn through with the greatest difficulty.
A wire rope passing round the swinging circle and connected to the piston rods operated by two long steam cylinders.
This means that a loop is taken in the wire rope by which they are anchored, the loop being fastened by means of a link.