Associations to the word «Cable»


CABLE, noun. (material) A long object used to make a physical connection.
CABLE, noun. A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope.
CABLE, noun. An assembly of two or more cable-laid ropes.
CABLE, 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.
CABLE, noun. (nautical) A heavy rope or chain of at least 10 inches thick, as used to moor or anchor a ship.
CABLE, noun. (communications) A system for transmitting television or Internet services over a network of coaxial or fibreoptic cables.
CABLE, noun. Short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna.
CABLE, noun. A telegram, notably when sent by (submarine) telegraph cable.
CABLE, noun. (nautical) A unit of length equal to one tenth of a nautical mile.
CABLE, noun. (finance) The currency pair British Pound against United States Dollar.
CABLE, noun. (architecture) A moulding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope.
CABLE, verb. (transitive) To provide with cable(s)
CABLE, verb. (transitive) To fasten (as if) with cable(s)
CABLE, verb. (transitive) To wrap wires to form a cable
CABLE, verb. (transitive) To send a telegram by cable
CABLE, verb. (intransitive) To communicate by cable
CABLE, verb. (architecture) (transitive) To ornament with cabling.
CABLE BOX, noun. (television) set top box connecting a house to its cable service.
CABLE BOX, noun. (television) A device given out by some cable television services that allows the user to have more channels on their television than they would have without the cable box.
CABLE BOX, noun. (television) A descrambler used to descramble scrambled television channels on cable TV
CABLE BOXES, noun. Plural of cable box
CABLE BUOY, noun. (nautical) An empty cask employed to buoy up the cable in rocky anchorage.
CABLE CAR, noun. A streetcar moved by gripping to rotating loop of cable running along the track.
CABLE CAR, noun. A hanging carriage or car for transporting people or cargo
CABLE CARS, noun. Plural of cable car
CABLE GLAND, noun. A connector that holds the end of a cable in place
CABLE GUY, noun. A man that works for the cable television service and installs cable television.
CABLE INTERNET, noun. Internet connectivity received through coaxial cables, usually via the same medium as cable television.
CABLE JACK, noun. A jack on a wall used to connect a television to the cable television service.
CABLE KNITTING, noun. A style of knitting in which textures of crossing layers are achieved by permuting stitches.
CABLE LENGTH, noun. One tenth (1/10) of a nautical mile.
CABLE LENGTHS, noun. Plural of cable length
CABLE MODEM, noun. (Internet) A modem that connects a personal computer to a fibreoptic cable, typically one used by a digital television system to provide broadband access
CABLE NEWS NETWORK, proper noun. An American 24 hour television news channel
CABLE RELEASE, noun. (photography) A sheathed wire plunger used to activate the shutter of a camera without accidentally moving it
CABLE SHIP, noun. (nautical) a vessel fitted for laying and repairing submarine cables; it has a large roller built over the bows for paying out cable
CABLE SHIPS, noun. Plural of cable ship
CABLE TELEVISION, noun. Television received through coaxial cables; especially, a TV service that provides reception to suburbs or other residential areas through utility lines and offering a wide variety of TV channels through satellite reception.
CABLE TERMINAL, noun. A fixture designed to be installed in the end of a cable or a conductor in order to facilitate the connection.
CABLE TERMINALS, noun. Plural of cable terminal
CABLE TIE, noun. A type of fastener, especially for binding several electronic cables or wires together.
CABLE TIES, noun. Plural of cable tie
CABLE TRAY, noun. A rigid structure to support electric cables; a type of raceway, normally having the appearance of a ladder and open at the top to facilitate changes.
CABLE TV, noun. Alternative form of cable television

Dictionary definition

CABLE, noun. A telegram sent abroad.
CABLE, noun. A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.
CABLE, noun. A very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire.
CABLE, noun. A nautical unit of depth.
CABLE, noun. Television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver.
CABLE, noun. A television system that transmits over cables.
CABLE, verb. Send cables, wires, or telegrams.
CABLE, verb. Fasten with a cable; "cable trees".

Wise words

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