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BX cable[¦bē¦eks ¦kā·bəl]
Insulated wires in flexible metal tubing used for bringing electric power to electronic equipment.
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Trade name for an electrical cable consisting of a spiral of interlocking steel carrying insulated wires inside. The addition of a separate ground wire as required by codes has replaced the original BX cable. Now used only for temporary work.
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BX, BX cable
armored cable having an outer protectiveA flexible, multi-conductor
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