Definitions for joint, splayed
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
The method of joining the ends of stranded conductors. The insulating covering is removed, the wires are opened out, and the center wire, heart or core of the cable is cut off short. The two ends are brought together, the opened out wires are interlaced or crotched like the fingers of the two hands, and the ends are wound around the body of the cable in opposite directions. The joint is trimmed and well soldered. Tinned wire with rosin flux for the soldering is to be recommended. Insulating material is finally applied by hand, with heat if necessary.
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