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cable
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for other purposes. It is made of hemp, of steel wire, or of iron links.
2. A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a suspension bridge; a telegraphic cable.
3. A molding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope; - called also cable molding.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To fasten with a cable.
Part of Speech: verb transitive, intransitive
1. To telegraph by a submarine cable
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