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Wire rope whose strands have been distorted into the shape of a birdcage by a sudden release of a load during a hoisting operation. 1, record 1, English, - birdcaged%20wire
A lang-lay rope that has not been properly seized may open up and produce a condition known as "bird-caging". 2, record 1, English, - birdcaged%20wire
(Ottawa Public Library) See Handbook of Rigging, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill 1975, p. 71. 2, record 1, English, - birdcaged%20wire
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