wire rope

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noun

a rope made of or containing strands of wire twisted together.

Nearby words

  1. wire grass,
  2. wire house,
  3. wire netting,
  4. wire recorder,
  5. wire recording,
  6. wire service,
  7. wire side,
  8. wire transfer,
  9. wire vine,
  10. wire wheel

Origin of wire rope

First recorded in 1835–45

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wire rope

noun

rope made of strands of wire twisted together
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