Definition of Cable

1. Noun. A telegram sent abroad.

Exact synonyms: Cablegram, Overseas Telegram
Generic synonyms: Telegram, Wire



2. Verb. Send cables, wires, or telegrams. "They cable the information to them"
Exact synonyms: Telegraph, Wire
Category relationships: Telegraphy
Generic synonyms: Telecommunicate
Derivative terms: Telegraph, Telegrapher, Telegraphist, Wire, Wirer

3. Noun. A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.

4. Verb. Fasten with a cable. ; "Cable trees"
Generic synonyms: Fasten, Fix, Secure

5. Noun. A very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire.
Specialized synonyms: Ground Cable
Generic synonyms: Rope
Group relationships: Suspension Bridge

6. Noun. A nautical unit of depth.
Exact synonyms: Cable Length, Cable's Length
Generic synonyms: Linear Measure, Linear Unit

7. Noun. Television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver.
Exact synonyms: Cable Television
Generic synonyms: Telecasting, Television, Tv, Video

8. Noun. A television system that transmits over cables.

Definition of Cable

1. 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.

2. v. t. To fasten with a cable.

3. v. t. & i. To telegraph by a submarine cable

Definition of Cable

1. Noun. A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope. ¹

2. Noun. An assembly of two or more cable-laid ropes ¹

3. Noun. An assembly of two or more wires, used for electrical power or data circuits; one or more and/or the whole may be insulated. ¹

4. Noun. (nautical) A heavy rope or chain of at least 10 inches thick, as used to moor or anchor a ship ¹

5. Noun. (communications) A system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables ¹

6. Noun. Short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna ¹

7. Noun. A telegram, notably when send by (submarine) telegraph cable ¹

8. Noun. (nautical) A unit of length equal to one tenth of a nautical mile ¹

9. Noun. (finance) The currency pair British Pound against United States Dollar ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To provide with cable(s) ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To fasten (as if) with cable(s) ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To wrap wires to form a cable ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To send a telegram by cable ¹

14. Verb. (intransitive) To communicate by cable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cable

1. to fasten with a cable (a heavy rope) [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cable

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cabinetmakers
cabinetmaking
cabinetmakings
cabinetries
cabinetry
cabinets
cabinetsful
cabinetwork
cabinetworks
cabining
cabinlike
cabinmate
cabinmates
cabins
cable (current term)
cable's length
cable-car
cable-cars
cable-jack
cable-laid
cable-laid rope
cable-laid ropes
cable TV
cable box
cable boxes
cable car
cable cars
cable graft
cable guy

Literary usage of Cable

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1. Transactionsby European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical by European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical Society of t (1869)
"God- sey, Miner, Walley 37-40 1945 cable Accessory Design Utilizing New Laboratory ... 1273 1949 cable, AC and DC Short-Circuit Tests on Aircraft. ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"cable Constants TRANSMISSION The Balancing of Multiple Wire Systems of Electrical ... cable Constants. Constants of cables and Magnetic Conductors. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"A visit was made to the office of the Commercial cable Co., at New York, where information was obtained which led to the designing and construction at the ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"A visit was made to the office of the Commercial cable Co., at New York, ... The instrumental outfits of the five stations of the Commercial Pacific cable ..."

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