faired cable

faired cable

[¦ferd ′kā·bəl]
(design engineering)
A trawling cable covered by streamlined surfaces to reduce hydrodynamic drag.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The maximum depth can be increased by adding faired cable, but this usually increases profiling time and thus reduces horizontal resolution.