cable twist

cable twist

[′kā·bəl ‚twist]
(science and technology)
A yarn or rope construction in which each successive twist is in the opposite direction to the preceding twist.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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