Complete Definition of "cable"

English

Pronunciation
IPA: /keɪbl/
audio|en-us-cable.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪbÉl|-eɪbÉl

Noun
en-noun

  1. A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope.
  2. An assembly of two or more wires which are used for electrical power or data circuits; one or more may be insulated.

#nautical A heavy rope or chain 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.

  1. A telegram
  2. finance in financial markets 'cable' is used to refer to the currency pair Great British Pounds against United States Dollars

#nautical A unit of length

Translations

Dutch: kabel m
Esperanto: kablo
French: câble m
German: Kabel n
Hebrew: ××× (kevel) m, Plural: ××××× (kvalym) m
Indonesian: kabel, kawat
Interlingua: cable
Italian: cavo m
mid
Japanese: ã±ã¼ãã« (kÄburu), é»ç· (ã§ããã, densen)
Latvian: kabelis m
Polish: lina f (1), kabel m (2), przewód m (2)
Russian: ÑÑÐ¾Ñ (tros) m (1,3), ÐºÐ°Ð½Ð°Ñ (kanát) m (1,3), ÐºÐ°Ð±ÐµÐ»Ñ (káb'el') m (2,4), ÑелегÑамма (t'el'egrámma) (4), кабелÑÑов (káb'el'tov) m (6)
Spanish: cable#Spanish|cable
Swedish: kabel (1, 2), elkabel (2)
Turkish: kablo
Gaelic: cábla

Verb
to cable

  1. To send a telegram
  2. To wrap wires to form a cable

See also
cablecar
cablegram
wire


Spanish

Noun
es-noun-m

  1. A cable#English|cable or cord.

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