locked-coil rope

locked-coil rope

[′läkt ¦kȯil ‚rōp]
(design engineering)
A completely smooth wire rope that resists wear, made of specially formed wires arranged in concentric layers about a central wire core. Also known as locked-wire rope.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.