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

  1. a telegram sent abroad
  2. a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
  3. a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
  4. a nautical unit of depth

Cable

A cable is two or more wires running side by side and bonded, twisted, or braided together to form a single assembly. The term originally referred to a nautical line of specific length where multiple ropes, each laid clockwise, are then laid together anti-clockwise and shackled to produce a strong thick line, resistant to water absorption, that wa...
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Cable

A large rope.
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cable

[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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Cable

• (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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cable

cable system noun a television system that transmits over cables
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cable

cablegram noun a telegram sent abroad
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Cable

[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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Cable

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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Cable

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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cable

A heavy rope or chain for mooring or anchoring a ship.
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CABLE

A heavy rope or chain often used for mooring or anchoring a ship.
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Cable

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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Cable

A large rope.
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CABLE

A measure of about 100 fathoms and used to estimate the distances of ships in a fleet.
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Cable

a metal cable enclosed in part by a metal and plastic housing that is used to connect a control, such as a brake or shifting lever, to the device it activates.
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cable

A nautical unit of horizontal distance, equal to 600 feet (100 fathoms ) and approximately one-tenth of a nautical mile .
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Cable

A rope or chain made fast to the anchor.
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Cable

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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Cable

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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Cable

A term used in the foreign-exchange market for the US dollar/British pound rate.
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cable

assembly of one or more conductors and/or optical fibres, with a protective covering and possibly filling, insulating and protective material
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cable

cable, originally wire cordage of great strength or heavy metal chain used for hauling, towing, supporting the roadway of a suspension bridge, or securing a large ship to its anchor or mooring. Today a cable often refers to a line used for the transmission of electrical signals. One type of electric...
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