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twine:

see cordagecordage
, collective name for rope and other flexible lines. It is used for such purposes as wrapping, hauling, lifting, and power transmission. Early man used strips of hide, animal hair, and plant materials.
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Twine

 

a twisted or spun yarn used to tie up small packages and sew soft containers, such as bags, in industry, agriculture, and trade. Twines are classified primarily by length-to-weight ratio (thickness), which lies in the range 800–8,500 tex, and by the material from which the twine is made, such as bast fiber, paper, and polypropylene. Twine is manufactured with a single-, double-, triple-, or six-thread structure. Some twines may be polished.

twine

[twīn]
(materials)
A strong string made up of two or more strands twisted together.

twine

string made by twisting together fibres of hemp, cotton, etc.
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