cable tie

[key-buh l tahy]

noun

a plastic strip with serrations on one end that lock inside an opening on the other end, used to bind things together, especially wires: Wrap all of the cords behind your computer with a cable tie. Officers secured the suspect’s hands with cable ties when they apprehended him.

Nearby words

  1. cable molding,
  2. cable railway,
  3. cable release,
  4. cable stitch,
  5. cable television,
  6. cable tramway,
  7. cable's length,
  8. cable, george washington,
  9. cable-laid,
  10. cable-ready

Also called zip tie.

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