- a thick hawser made of rope, strands of metal wire, or chain.
- cable's length.
Origin of cable
OTHER WORDS FROM cableca·ble·like, adjectivere·ca·ble, verb, re·ca·bled, re·ca·bling.un·ca·bled, adjective
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How to use cable in a sentence
The matchup, aired on ESPN and NBC, became the most-viewed golf event in cable TV history, and the highest-rated golf broadcast on network TV in 30 years.Tiger Woods Once Beat Rocco Mediate On A Broken Leg. He Says Now: Don't Count Tiger Out|Sean Gregory|February 26, 2021|Time
Top this best adjustable desk for customization with a simple flat board or add drawers, cabinets, shelves, a hook for hanging your headphones and attachments for keeping your cables in order.Best adjustable desks: Stand or sit with double-duty office furniture|PopSci Commerce Team|February 26, 2021|Popular-Science
It might, for instance, deter consumers from keeping their basic cable or Showtime subscriptions.For ViacomCBS, another Paramount Plus challenge: How to hold on to old money while pursuing the new|Steven Zeitchik|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
I thought I would be able to ski across the cables, but when my ski edges hit the first one, I fell.
New shows from Tyler Perry, “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah and a prequel to the cable hit “Yellowstone” are also in the offing, as it a host of new reality series and All Access’s existing news and sports.With Paramount Plus, ViacomCBS marshals new weapons in the streaming wars|Steven Zeitchik|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Almost all of the network and cable news channels said that they would not be showing the cartoons either.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Well, one expert I talked to said that physically it involves little more than a $20 cable.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But then, this show has always been more than just the parody of right-wing cable punditry it was originally made out to be.The End of Truthiness: Stephen Colbert’s Sublime Finale|Noel Murray|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hart Electric LLC An Illinois- based manufacturer of electrical components, and H.I. Cable.
HBOGo has become such a massive success for cable network HBO that they will start to offer the service as a stand-alone option.
I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.
That he laughed at their folly, and went himself in the boat, ordering his men to take a strong cable along with them.
The second cable quotes mine of last night wherein I ask leave to call for the East Lancs.
Neither of us has had a reply to his cable; instead, he has been told two enemy submarines are on their way to pay us a visit.
The Spanish authorities had just time before this measure was taken to report the bare facts to Madrid by cable.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for cable
- a unit of distance in navigation, equal to one tenth of a sea mile (about 600 feet)
- Also called: cable length, cable's length a unit of length in nautical use that has various values, including 100 fathoms (600 feet)