wrats nest

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wrats nest definition

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(From "wrap" and "rats nest") A wire-wrapping defect where all of the wire piles up around the bottom of the post instead of wrapping smoothly around it. It looks like a little bird nest.
(1997-03-18)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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