cable (plural cables)
- A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope.
- An assembly of two or more cable-laid ropes
- An assembly of two or more wires, used for electrical power or data circuits; one or more and/or the whole may be insulated.
- (nautical) A heavy rope or chain of at least 10 inches thick, as used to moor or anchor a ship
- (communications) A system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables
- I tried to watch the movie last night but my cable was out.
- Short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna
- A telegram, notably when send by (submarine) telegraph cable
- (nautical) A unit of length equal to one tenth of a nautical mile
- (finance) The currency pair British Pound against United States Dollar
- (architecture) A moulding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope.
- (nautical rope) hawser (thinner)
large wire, rope
assembly of wires for electricity
heavy rope or chain as used for mooring
communications system with coaxial or fiber optic
tv broadcast over such network — see cable tv
nautical unit of length
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- (transitive) To provide with cable(s)
- (transitive) To fasten (as if) with cable(s)
- (transitive) To wrap wires to form a cable
- (transitive) To send a telegram by cable
- (intransitive) To communicate by cable
- (architecture, transitive) To ornament with cabling.
provide with cable(s)
send a telegram by cable(s)
communicate by cable(s)
cable m (plural cables)