HyperDic: cable

English > 8 senses of the word cable:
NOUNcommunicationcable, cablegram, overseas telegrama telegram sent abroad
artifactcable, line, transmission linea conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
artifactcablea very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
quantitycable, cable length, cable's lengtha nautical unit of depth
communicationcable, cable televisiontelevision that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver
artifactcable, cable television, cable system, cable television servicea television system that transmits over cables
VERBcommunicationcable, telegraph, wiresend cables, wires, or telegrams
contactcablefasten with a cable
cable > pronunciation
Soundskey'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > cable: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA telegram sent abroad.
Synonymscablegram, overseas telegram
Broadertelegram, wireA message transmitted by telegraph
Spanishcablegrama, cable
Catalancablegrama, cable
Verbscablesend cables, wires, or telegrams
English > cable: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.
Synonymsline, transmission line
Part ofcable, cable television, cable system, cable television serviceA television system that transmits over cables
telephone system, phone systemA communication system that transmits sound between distant points
Narrowercoaxial cable, coax, coax cableA transmission line for high-frequency signals
electrical cableA cable that provides an electrical connection for telephone or television or power stations
fiber optic cable, fibre optic cableA cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
power line, power cablecable used to distribute electricity
printer cableA cable between a computer and a printer
BroaderconductorA device designed to transmit electricity, heat / heat, etc.
Spanishcable eléctrico, cable, línea de transmisión, línea
Catalancable, línia de transmissió
English > cable: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire.
Part ofsuspension bridgeA bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both ends
Narrowerground cableA mooring cable
BroaderropeA strong line
Spanishcable
Catalancable
Adjectivesfunicularrelating to or operated by a cable
English > cable: 8 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA nautical unit of depth.
Synonymscable length, cable's length
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
Spanishcable
English > cable: 8 senses > noun 5, communication
Meaningtelevision that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver.
Synonymcable television
Broadertelevision, telecasting, TV, videobroadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
Spanishcablevisión, televisión por cable
Catalantelevisió per cable
English > cable: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA television system that transmits over cables.
Synonymscable television, cable system, cable television service
Partscable, line, transmission lineA conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
Broadertelevision, television systemA telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
Spanishcable, televisión por cable
Catalancable, televisió per cable
English > cable: 8 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningSend cables, wires, or telegrams.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey cable them the information; They cable the information to them
Synonymstelegraph, wire
CategorytelegraphyCommunicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire
BroadertelecommunicateCommunicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
Spanishtelegrafiar
Catalantelegrafiar
Nounscablea telegram sent abroad
English > cable: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningFasten with a cable.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"cable trees"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Catalanlligar

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