from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Rope made of twisted strands of wire.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A strong cable consisting of twisted strands of wire, generally intended for supporting heavy loads.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a rope formed wholly, or in great part, of wires.


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