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cable - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'cable' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . 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.
- 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.
- 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.
2 . Cable [ v. t.]
- To fasten with a cable.
- To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.
3 . Cable [ v. t. & i.]
- To telegraph by a submarine cable

Meaning of 'cable' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . cable [ v]
Meaning (1):
- fasten with a cable
Example in sentence:
  • cable trees