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(of a television or VCR) able to receive cable television directly, without the need for special reception or decoding equipment.

Nearby words

  1. cable tie,
  2. cable tramway,
  3. cable's length,
  4. cable, george washington,
  5. cable-laid,
  6. cable-stayed bridge,
  7. cable-stitch,
  8. cablecast,
  9. cablegram,
  10. cablelaid

Origin of cable-ready

First recorded in 1980–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019