underwriters knot

Definition

An approved knot according to code that may be tied at the end of an electrical cord to prevent the wires from being pulled away from their connection to each other or to electrical terminals.

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You should always make sure that every underwriters knot you have is up to date and put in the right way.

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The underwriters knot was a sufficient tool to employ to ensure the electrical operations at the firm were operating effectively.

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John Smith had to tie underwriters knots on all the lamps in his home because his newly adopted dog was very likely to accidently pull the cords from their sockets.

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