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armored cable[′är·mərd ′kā·bəl]
An electrical cable provided with a sheath of metal primarily for mechanical protection.
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armored cable, metal-clad cable
Two or more individually insulated electric conductors having a common outer protective covering of metal. Also see BX.
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