Definition for cabling (2 of 2)
- a thick hawser made of rope, strands of metal wire, or chain.
- cable's length.
verb (used with object), ca·bled, ca·bling.
verb (used without object), ca·bled, ca·bling.
Origin of cable
Related formsca·ble·like, adjectivere·ca·ble, verb, re·ca·bled, re·ca·bling.un·ca·bled, adjective
Examples from the Web for cabling
I am cabling to Morrison at Ottawa, that I am available either as combatant or medical if they need me.In Flanders Fields and Other Poems|John McCrae
He tried to figure out some foolproof way of cabling to Havana, but the censorship hazards were too great.The Five Arrows|Allan Chase
It practises the art of cabling—with Mr. Chamberlain for preference.The Boer in Peace and War|Arthur M. Mann
We were well up toward the river Plate, and he was for putting into Montevideo and cabling the owners for orders.The Grain Ship|Morgan Robertson
He then sent his scheme of defence, cabling the substance in cipher, on June 9th, and sending the text by despatch on June 14th.Lord Milner's Work in South Africa|W. Basil Worsfold
British Dictionary definitions for cabling
- 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)