Definition of cable tie in English:

cable tie

(also cable-tie)

noun

  • 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’

transitive verbcable-ties, cable-tying, cable-tied

[with object]
  • 1Secure (something) with a cable tie or cable ties.

    • ‘I cable-tied the wires to keep them as neat as possible’
    1. 1.1Attach or fasten to an object with a cable tie or cable ties.
      • ‘the sign was cable-tied to a lamppost’