cable definition

  • noun:
    • a stronger, large-diameter, hefty steel or fibre rope.
    • a thing that resembles these types of steel or fibre line.
    • Electricity A bound or sheathed band of mutually insulated conductors.
    • Nautical A heavy line or chain for mooring or anchoring a ship.
    • Nautical A cable size.
    • A cablegram.
    • Cable television.
    • a solid, large-diameter line or line, or something resembling these types of a rope.
    • An assembly of a couple of cable-laid ropes
    • An assembly of two or more wires, utilized for electrical energy or data circuits; one or more and/or the complete might insulated.
    • A heavy rope or chain of at least 10 inches thick, as regularly moor or anchor a ship
    • a method for receiving television or online sites over coaxial or fibreoptic cables
    • Short for cable, broadcast across above network, not by antenna
    • A telegram, notably when send by (submarine) telegraph cable
    • A unit of size equal to one tenth of a nautical mile
    • The money set British Pound against united states of america Dollar
    • a big, powerful rope or sequence, of substantial length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for various other reasons. It is made of hemp, of metallic wire, or of metal links.
    • A rope of steel wire, or copper line, typically covered with a few protecting or insulating material.
    • A molding, shaft of a column, or other member of convex, curved area, meant to look like the spiral perspective of a rope; -- called in addition cable molding.
    • A rope.
    • particularly A large, powerful rope or string, particularly can be used to carry a vessel at anchor.
    • See submarine cable, below.
    • The traction-rope of a cable-railroad.
    • In architecture: A molding of torus sort, featuring its area cut in imitation for the twisting of a rope.
    • A cylindrical molding inserted in the flute of a column and partly completing it.
    • A long, thin strip of land.
    • A cablegram; a cable message: because, a cable announcing their deviation has just been obtained.
    • An abbreviation of cable-car: because, to make the cable up-town.
    • a conductor for sending electrical or optical signals or electric power
    • a very strong dense line made from twisted hemp or steel wire
    • a nautical unit of depth
    • a telegram sent abroad
    • a television system that transmits over cables
    • tv that's sent over cable straight to the receiver
  • verb-transitive:
    • To send a cablegram to.
    • To send (a message) by telegraph.
    • to provide or fasten with a cable or cables.
    • To fasten with a cable.
    • To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To deliver a cablegram.
  • verb:
    • to present with cable(s)
    • To fasten (as if) with cable(s)
    • To put wires to form a cable
    • To deliver a telegram by cable
    • To communicate by cable
    • To telegraph by a submarine cable.
    • fasten with a cable
    • send cables, cables, or telegrams
  • others:
    • To fasten with a cable.
    • In structure, to fill (the flutes of articles) with cables or cylindrical pieces.
    • [Cf. equiv. line, verb] To send by a telegraph-cable.
    • To send a note by a telegraph-cable.
    • To make into a cable; particularly, to twist two threads collectively and then to perspective, three of those doubled threads into one, as in the make of sewing-thread.

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