cable

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  • Info A cable is two or more wires running side by side and bonded, twisted, or braided together to form a single assembly. more...
  • The show was broadcast live on cable television on a pay-per-view basis.
  • Each drive also has an additional power cable, usually direct to the power supply unit.
  • There is also a cable television system available within the city.
  • Even larger numbers than that are typically found only in very large cables.
  • Ten days before the opening he cabled for another girl to take her place. Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Without great care, the cable might part and would be difficult to repair.
  • Several cities operate a modern version of the cable car system.
  • When his father heard of his condition, he cabled him money to help him through this period.
  • The cable failed after just three months of use.
  • This allows each device on the cable to transfer data at its own best speed.
  • There is a visitors center and museum at the base of the cable car.
  • The rise of cable and the internet has also provided new sources of entertainment during the day.
  • The cable was lost after had been laid and the expedition had to be abandoned.
  • His group of companies built a modern wood and cable industry in Finland.
  • Washington got hold of it, however, and cabled it to us last night. Cited from The Great Prince Shan, by E. (Edward) Phillips Oppenheim
  • However, the extensive cable car system of Chicago operated over a large relatively flat area.
  • In another instant the boat was before the wind, a cable's length from the ship. Cited from Paddy Finn, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • This required eight cables to be run the length of the train at roof level.
  • I cabled him a thousand dollars and asked him to come home as soon as he could. Cited from The Plum Tree, by David Graham Phillips
  • This was changed to a cable-based networking system before the final release.
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Meaning of cable

  • noun A telegram sent abroad
  • noun A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
  • noun A very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
  • noun A nautical unit of depth
  • noun A television system that transmits over cables
  • verb Send cables, wires, or telegrams
  • verb Fasten with a cable
    cable trees