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Definition 1: a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire - [noun denoting artifact]

(cable is a kind of ...) a strong line

(... is a kind of cable ) a mooring cable; runs from a buoy to a mooring anchor

(... is part of cable) a bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both ends

Definition 2: a television system that transmits over cables - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cable in the sense of this definition

(cable is a kind of ...) a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points

(cable is a part of ...) a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

Definition 3: a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cable in the sense of this definition

(cable is a kind of ...) a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.

(... is a kind of cable ) a transmission line for high-frequency signals

(... is a kind of cable ) a cable that provides an electrical connection for telephone or television or power stations

(... is a kind of cable ) a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light

(... is a kind of cable ) cable used to distribute electricity

(... is a kind of cable ) a cable between a computer and a printer

(... is part of cable) a television system that transmits over cables

(... is part of cable) a communication system that transmits sound between distant points

Definition 4: a telegram sent abroad - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for cable in the sense of this definition

(cable is a kind of ...) a message transmitted by telegraph

Definition 5: television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for cable in the sense of this definition

(cable is a kind of ...) broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects

"she is a star of screen and video" "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done"

Definition 6: a nautical unit of depth - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for cable in the sense of this definition

(cable is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

Definition 7: send cables, wires, or telegrams - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for cable in the sense of this definition

(cable is a kind of ...) communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail

(cable belongs to category ...) communicating at a distance by electric transmission over wire

Definition 8: fasten with a cable - [verb of contact]

Samples where cable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cable trees

(cable is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

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