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hawser-laid

Line breaks: hawser-laid

Definition of hawser-laid in English:

adjective

Another term for cable-laid.
Example sentences
  • Cable-laid line usually consists of three right-hand, hawser-laid lines twisted together in a left-hand direction.

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