Braid FAQs:


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?

A: Yes.

Q: Were braids a means of social stratification?

A: Yes.

Q: Is braid grounded while the central conductor carries the signal?

A: Yes.

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?

A: Yes.

Q: Was braid a means of communication?

A: Yes.

Q: Is braid much more resistant to breaking under repeated motion and vibration than is a cable of larger wires?

A: Yes.