A fastener consisting of a thin, flexible nylon strap with a notched surface, one end of which is threaded through a locking mechanism at the other.
- ‘keep your children safe by securing the cabinet with a cable tie’
verbverb cable-ties, verb cable-tying, verb cable-tied
(also cable-tie)[with object]
1Secure (something) with a cable tie or cable ties.
- ‘I cable-tied the wires to keep them as neat as possible’
- 1.1Attach or fasten to an object with a cable tie or cable ties.
- ‘the sign was cable-tied to a lamppost’
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