1) in cabling. a closed termination loop. hand found in common-grade cable by wrapping the successive strands back upon the standing part to attach the cable to anchor hardware. 2) a rope or cable splice that forms a closed eye or loop.
|Names||Eye splice, sailmaker's eye splice|
|ABoK||#17, #2745, #2754|
The Flemish eye is a type of circular loop at the end of a thread. There are several techniques of creating the eye with its knot tied back to the line, rope or wire.