tinsel cord

tinsel cord

[′tin·səl ‚kȯrd]
(electricity)
A highly flexible cord used for headphone leads and test leads, in which the conductors are strips of thin metal foil or tinsel wound around a strong but flexible central cord.
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Flexible cord and flexible cable, including tinsel cord and extension cords, and fixture wires shall be protected against overcurrent by either 240.
Flexible cords not smaller than 18 AWG, and tinsel cords or cords having equivalent characteristics of smaller size approved for use with specific appliances, shall be considered as protected against overcurrent in accordance with 240.