Definitions for "WIRE ROPE"
Keywords:  strand, hoist, laid, steel, twist
Fine steel wires woven into a rope to give great strength. A kink or a knot in wire rope greatly reduces the strength.
A rope made of small strands of twisted wire often with a cotton or hemp centre.
Structural cable, which is made strong enough to use as hoist cables, by twisting together lengths of steel wire.
Keywords:  cable, see
See cable.