(1) A very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
(2) A television system that transmits over cables
(3) A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
(4) A telegram sent abroad
(5) Television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver
(6) A nautical unit of depth
(7) Send cables, wires, or telegrams
(8) Fasten with a cable
Recorded since c.1205, from Old Northern French, from Medieval , from
- A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope.
- An assembly of two or more cable-laid ropes
- An assembly of two or more wires, used for electrical power or data circuits; one or more and/or the whole may be insulated.
- A heavy rope or chain of at least 10 inches thick, as used to moor or anchor a ship
- (communications) A system for receiving television or Internet service over coaxial or fibreoptic cables
- I tried to watch the movie last night but my cable was out.
- Short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna
- A telegram, notably when send by (submarine) telegraph cable
- A unit of length
- The currency pair British Pound against United States Dollar