cable's length

or cable length


noun
  1. a nautical unit of length equivalent to 720 feet (219 meters) in the U.S. Navy and 608 feet (185 meters) in the British Navy.

Origin of cable's length

1
First recorded in 1545–55

Words Nearby cable's length

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