Ferranti cables
Ferranti cables Fer*ran"ti ca"bles, Ferranti mains Fer*ran"ti mains" (Elec.) A form of conductor, designed by Ferranti, for currents of high potential, and consisting of concentric tubes of copper separated by an insulating material composed of paper saturated with black mineral wax. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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