piano wire

noun
a very thin steel wire of high tensile strength.

Origin:
1865–70

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Example sentences
The stew seemed particularly delicious, though the squirrel was as stringy as
  piano wire.
The planes are connected together with diagonal guys of the finest piano wire
  procurable.
Next year they might want to try hanging the banner from piano wire-neck high.
Bottom-bouncing lures include a piece of piano wire.
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