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What is "Cable Twist" - Definition & Explanation

A cord, rope or twine construction in which each successive twist is in the opposite direction to the preceding twist. This type of twist is defined as S-Z-S or Z-S-Z.
A yarn or rope construction in which each successive twist is in the opposite direction to the preceding twist. Defined as "SZS" or "ZSZ."

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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