Q: Is braid usually long and narrow? ¶
A: Yes, and with each component strand functionally equivalent in zigzagging forward through the overlapping mass of the others.
Q: Is braid that removing one strand unlinks the other two? ¶
A: Yes, as they are not twisted around each other.
Q: Are braids often used figuratively to represent interweaving or combination? ¶
A: Yes, such as in, "He braided many different ideas into a new whole".
Q: Are braids made using minimal equipment? ¶
Q: Were braids a means of social stratification? ¶
Q: Is braid grounded while the central conductor carries the signal? ¶
Q: Are braids also very good for making rope, decorative objects, and hairstyles? ¶
A: Yes, Complex braids have been used to create hanging fibre artworks.
Q: Is braid a flat? ¶
A: Yes, and solid, three-stranded structure.
Q: Is braid a tubular sheath made of braided strands of metal placed around a central cable for shielding against electromagnetic interference? ¶
Q: Was braid a means of communication? ¶
Q: Is braid much more resistant to breaking under repeated motion and vibration than is a cable of larger wires? ¶