Disentanglement Puzzle

A disentanglement puzzle is a type of mechanical puzzle that involves disentangling one piece or set of pieces from another piece or set of pieces. The reverse problem of reassembling the puzzle can be as hard as—or even harder than—disentanglement. There are several different kinds of disentanglement puzzles, though a single puzzle may incorporate several of these features.

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Disentanglement Puzzle - Wire-and-string Puzzles
... Wire-and-string puzzles usually consist of one piece of string, ribbon or similar, which may form a closed loop or which may have other pieces like balls fixed to its end ... three subgroups of wire-and-string puzzles Closed string subgroup Here the pieces of string consist of one closed loop ... Obviously in these puzzles the task is not to disentangle the string from the wire ...

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