Cable

a measurement of distance, 10 cables = 1 NM

Cable

A cable construction whereby one or more optical fibres are contained within a jacket, which may also contain a variety of strengthening and other protective materials.

Cable

Exchange rate between British pounds sterling and the U.S.$.
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A nautical unit of horizontal distance, equal to 600 feet (100 fathoms ) and approximately one-tenth of a nautical mile .
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A term used in the foreign-exchange market for the US dollar/British pound rate.
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If you have a cable provider serving your house, you may be able to get a cable set-top box
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[n] - a nautical unit of depth 2. [n] - a telegram sent abroad 3. [n] - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power 4. [n] - a television system transmitted over cables 5. [n] - a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire 6. [v] - fasten with a cable 7. [v] - send cable...
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Electrical cord used in circuiting lighting equipment needing electricity.
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The generic name given to services which use fibre optic cable buried underground to carry telephone, television and broadband to your home.
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Foreign Exchange jargon for the UK Pound v US Dollar exchange rate. Alludes to the cable laid under the Atlantic, which linked the tickertape machines in New York and London.
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The sterling/dollar exchange rate. Usually quoted in terms of dollar a pound...more on Cable
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A set of insulated wires or conductors within an extruded jacket. Many types of cable utilise shielding around the wires and under the cable jacket.
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Ca'ble (kā'b'l) noun [ French c├óble , Late Latin capulum , caplum , a rope, from Latin capere to take; confer D., Dan., & German kabel , from the French. See Capable .] 1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a...
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Ca'ble transitive verb & i. [ imperfect & past participle Cabled (-b'ld); present participle & verbal noun Cabling (-blŏng).] To telegraph by a submarine cable [ Recent]
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cablegram noun a telegram sent abroad
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cable system noun a television system that transmits over cables
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• (n.) A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for other purposes. It is made of hemp, of steel wire, or of iron links. • (v. t.) To fasten with a cable. • (n.) A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a s...
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in engineering, either an assemblage of three or more ropes twisted together for extra strength or a rope made by twisting together several strands ... [5 related articles]
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in electrical and electronic systems, a conductor or group of conductors for transmitting electric power or telecommunication signals from one place ... [4 related articles]
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The listed exchange rate between US dollars and British pounds. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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In architecture a cable or cable moulding is a moulding, shaft of a column, or any other member of a convex rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope. Cable moulding was much used in the Norman style.
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[foreign exchange] Cable (or the cable) is a foreign exchange term used for the GBP/USD currency pair rate (British pound vs the US dollar). The term cable is a slang term used by forex traders to refer to the exchange rate between the pound and dollar and is also used to simply refer to the British pound itself. The term dates its origins ...
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A term generally applied to the larger sizes of bare or weatherproofed (covered) and insulated conductors. It is also applied to describe a number of insulated conductors twisted or grouped together.
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A large rope; also a measure of length or distance. Equivalent to (UK) 1/10 nautical mile, approx. 600 feet; (USA) 120 fathoms, 720 feet (219 m); other countries use different values.
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In nautical terms, a cable is 183 metres.
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