Definition of 'cable'
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The cable car sails over silver birch and pines and patches of snow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can ride a donkey to the top but the cable car is more comfortable and far less scary. The Sun (2016)A cable car whisked us up and we walked in awe along the top as the wall snaked off endlessly in each direction. The Sun (2017)MORE than 150 skiers spent hours trapped in cable cars in the Alps. The Sun (2016) Heavy cables are the conduit through which he will be dispatched to this new frontier. In God's Country: travels in the Bible belt, USA. (1989)You will also need a thick steel cable to loop through both wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then there is the dense network of wires and cables supplying power. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The scheme would be far cheaper than installing underground cables. The Sun (2013)We need new cables simply to connect them all to the grid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The steady stream of cash available from cable firms can also be used to repay debts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He then attached them the statue with steel cables. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They managed to reach the cable car that carried them to safety before being taken to hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the second time that a chief executive of the cable group has departed unexpectedly in the past three years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)These cable networks also carry return signals permitting interactive (ie. The Media in Britain Today (1990)But pay 4 billion more collectively to bury cables rather than have pylons? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Have you watched much American cable news? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The tablets took two months to install and were connected by 197 miles of cable linked to a central control unit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Within weeks, costs for turbines, cables and other equipment rose by a similar amount. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The all-in-one designs proved easy to get going, simply plugging in the power cable and radio antennae. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The cable company wants to focus on selling TV, telephony and broadband. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'cable'
British English: cable /ˈkeɪbl/ NOUN
A cable is a thick wire which is used to carry electricity or electronic signals.
...overhead power cables.
- American English: cable
- Arabic: كابِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: cabo fio
- Chinese: 电缆
- Croatian: kabel
- Czech: kabel
- Danish: kabel
- Dutch: kabel
- European Spanish: cable
- Finnish: kaapeli
- French: câble
- German: Kabel
- Greek: καλώδιο
- Italian: cavo
- Japanese: ケーブル
- Korean: 케이블
- Norwegian: ledning
- Polish: kabel
- European Portuguese: cabo
- Romanian: cablu
- Russian: кабель
- Spanish: cable
- Swedish: sladd
- Thai: สายเคเบิล
- Turkish: kablo
- Ukrainian: кабель
- Vietnamese: cáp
Definition of cable from the Collins English Dictionary
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