traveling cable[′trav·əl·iŋ ′kā·bəl]
A cable that provides electrical contact between a fixed electrical outlet and an elevator or dumbwaiter car in the hoistway.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A cable, made up of electric conductors, which provides an electric connection between an elevator or dumbwaiter car and a fixed electrical outlet in the hoistway.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.