the transport of goods or passengers between two points in the same country. Originally the term was used to refer to shipping but it now also covers aviation and road transport. Also commonly used as part of the term cabotage rights, which means the right of a company from one country to trade, operate aircraft or transport goods within the domestic borders of another country.
a strand of yarn enclosed within a fine knitted tube which forms a cage through which the inner core is visible. In many yarns, the inner strand and the cage are in different but complementary colours.
additional strips of fabric covering the edges of the main reinforcement layers in radial tyres to prevent separation of the layers from each other and from the rubber matrix. In radial tyres the principal reinforcement layers have their main load