A metal strand, normally pliable.
Doubling of a wire′s cross sectional area halves its′ resistance.
A type of copper wire made up of numerous thin strands in distinction from solid wire. A common example is ordinary mains electric cable for household appliances.
- 1300BC Fine wire made by the Egyptians by beating gold sheet and cutting it into strips.
See also: Circular Mil, Circular Mil Foot, Electrical Resistance, Heat Shrink Tubing, Kink Test, Lead, Magnet Wire, Minimum Bend Radius, Pliers, Side Cutters, Stranded Conductor, Two Wire Open Line, Two Wire Ribbon.