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Definition of Cable

Cable

  1. 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.
  2. A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a suspension bridge; a telegraphic cable.
  3. A molding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope; -- called also cable molding.
  4. To fasten with a cable.
  5. To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.
  6. To telegraph by a submarine cable

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Cable Translations

cable in Dutch is kabel, tros
cable in German is Kabel
cable in Italian is cavo
cable in Norwegian is kabel
cable in Portuguese is cabo
cable in Spanish is telegrafiar, cable
cable in Swedish is kabel
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