open wiring

open wiring

Electric wiring which uses cleats, flexible tubing, knobs, and tubes to protect and support insulated conductors run on or in a building; not concealed by the building structure.
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"Three new giant masts have been set up in Hidd, an example that is visible to me, with others erected elsewhere - these are extremely dangerous and have not been fenced with open wiring lying on the ground.
During the site visit, OIG observed open wiring throughout the workers' apartment building and water trickling down walls of the five bedrooms the workers shared.
Introduced at last year's show, Elan allows telephone, audio, and video to communicate through an open wiring format fed into a centralized distribution center.