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Synonyms for cable
ˈkeɪ bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cable, cablegram, overseas telegram(noun)

    a telegram sent abroad

    line, cable television, overseas telegram, cable's length, cable length, cablegram, cable television service, cable system, transmission line

  2. cable, line, transmission line(noun)

    a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

    cable system, course, billet, short letter, assembly line, crease, overseas telegram, argumentation, railway line, argument, pedigree, product line, cable television, parentage, melodic line, rail line, business line, contrast, communication channel, job, phone line, line of products, occupation, credit line, blood line, cablegram, line of reasoning, pipeline, descent, cable length, melodic phrase, stemma, channel, bank line, agate line, line of work, dividing line, stock, business, line of credit, furrow, lineage, wrinkle, line of merchandise, personal line of credit, note, origin, personal credit line, tune, line, line of descent, cable television service, melody, cable's length, telephone circuit, line of business, air, bloodline, transmission line, strain, telephone line, seam, crinkle, production line, subscriber line, ancestry, blood, logical argument, demarcation

  3. cable(noun)

    a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire

    line, cable television, overseas telegram, cable's length, cable length, cablegram, cable television service, cable system, transmission line

  4. cable, cable length, cable's length(noun)

    a nautical unit of depth

    line, cable television, overseas telegram, cable's length, cable length, cablegram, cable television service, cable system, transmission line

  5. cable television, cable(noun)

    television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver

    line, cable television, overseas telegram, cable system, cable's length, cable length, cablegram, cable television service, transmission line

  6. cable, cable television, cable system, cable television service(verb)

    a television system that transmits over cables

    line, cable television, overseas telegram, cable's length, cable length, cablegram, cable television service, cable system, transmission line

  7. cable, telegraph, wire(verb)

    send cables, wires, or telegrams

    wire, telegraph, electrify

  8. cable(verb)

    fasten with a cable

    "cable trees"

    wire, telegraph


  1. cable(noun)

    cord, wire rope, cablegram, cable length


  2. cable(noun)

    To provide with cable(s)

    wire rope, cable length, cablegram, cord


  3. cable(noun)

    To fasten (as if) with cable(s)

    cable length, wire rope, cord, cablegram


  4. cable(noun)

    To wrap wires to form a cable

    wire rope, cablegram, cord, cable length


  5. cable(noun)

    To send a telegram by cable

    wire rope, cord, cable length, cablegram


  6. cable(noun)

    To communicate by cable

    I tried to watch the movie last night but my cable was out.

    wire rope, cable length, cablegram, cord


  7. cable(noun)

    Short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna

    cable length, cord, wire rope, cablegram


  8. cable(noun)

    A telegram, notably when send by (submarine) telegraph cable

    cablegram, cord, cable length, wire rope


  9. cable(noun)

    A unit of length equal to one tenth of a nautical mile

    wire rope, cable length, cablegram, cord


  10. cable(noun)

    The currency pair British Pound against United States Dollar

    cable length, wire rope, cablegram, cord


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. cable

    See Coaxial cable

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How to use cable in a sentence?

  1. Spencer Kurn:

    Before the (Time Warner Cable) deal came about, Comcast was looking internationally and said that they hadn't found anything attractive to them. Given the restrictions in the U.S. they are likely to resume looking internationally again.

  2. Vodafone Chief Executive Vittorio Colao:

    We are stronger in mobile and in enterprise but we are reliant on wholesale access for fiber, ziggo has a nationwide cable and fiber network, scale in high-speed broadband and leadership in TV, but today is reliant on wholesale ... access on Vodafone's network.

  3. Joe Rundle:

    Markets are very nervy at the moment, it's definitely tin hats time. If Leave wins there will be carnage for cable.

  4. Horace Mann:

    Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.

  5. Consumer Union Schwantes:

    The organization noted that nearly 50,000 consumers joined an online petition last month favoring the FCC's privacy rules. And in a nationally representative CR Consumer Voices Survey, 65 percent of Americans said they were either slightly or not at all confident that their personal data is private and not distributed without their knowledge. Florida Sen. Bill Nelson before the vote on Wednesday said the rules put American consumers — each one of us who pay these monthly fees for their broadband service — in the driver's seat of how our personal data is used and shared. Is that too much to ask ? I don't think so. The resolution will still have to pass the House of Representatives, which it is likely to do, and then be signed by President Trump. ISPs have been under the FCC's jurisdiction only since 2015, when they werereclassified as public utilitiesunder something called Title II of the Communications Act. Meantime, web-based companies such as Amazon and Google are regulated by the Federal Trade Commission( FTC), and face less stringent requirements. Republican legislators and lobbyists from cable, telecom, and advertising industries say that difference in regulation is unfair. Sen. John Thune( R-SD) said Wednesday that the FCC had unfairly distorted the marketplace when it imposed unnecessarily onerous privacy restrictions on broadband providers while leaving the rest of the internet under the strong and successful regime at the FTC. The federal government could move authority over ISPs back to the FCC. However, that would be a complex process, and one not favored by advocacy groups, including Consumers Union. Any fondness for the FTC’s approach to privacy is merely support for dramatically weaker privacy protections favored by most corporations, the organization wrote in a letter to senators earlier this week. There is no question that consumers favor the FCC’s current broadband privacy rules. The measure passed by a 50-48 vote along party lines The Senate Thursday. To roll back the rules, Republican senators employed a legislative maneuver that prevents the FCC from adopting ‘ similar ’ rules, even far weaker ones, to protect internet users in the future.

Translations for cable

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  • дебело въже, кабел, телеграма, окабелявам, швартово въже, кабелтBulgarian
  • cablejar, cable, lligarCatalan, Valencian
  • lano, kabel, kabelovka, telegramCzech
  • Leitung, Tau, Seil, Kabel, Telegramm, KetteGerman
  • παλαμάριGreek
  • kabloEsperanto
  • cable, [[televisión]] por [[cable]], cuerda, cablegrama, telegramaSpanish
  • کابلPersian
  • touvi, kaapelinmitta, kaapeli, kaapeliverkko, sähkeFinnish
  • câbleFrench
  • cáblaIrish
  • càball, teileagramScottish Gaelic
  • kábelHungarian
  • ճոպան, կաբելային, մալուխ, հեռագիրArmenian
  • cavo, cablareItalian
  • კაბელიGeorgian
  • kabelis, lynas, telegramaLithuanian
  • troseLatvian
  • taura hiko, waea, tauraMāori
  • јаже, ортома, кабел, гајтан, телеграмаMacedonian
  • утасMongolian
  • kabelNorwegian
  • kabel, tros, bekabelen, kabelnetwerk, telegram, kabelen, cableren, kabeltelegram, kabellengteDutch
  • kabelNorwegian Nynorsk
  • przewód, lina, telegram, kabel, depeszaPolish
  • cabo, fio, boça, linha, telegramaPortuguese
  • cablu, cablare, cablu optic, telegramă, telegrame, cabluri, conductor, televiziune prin cablu, frânghieRomanian
  • канат, кабель, телеграмма, трос, кабельтовRussian
  • kabel, lanoSlovak
  • telegram, kabelSlovene
  • elkabel, kabel, kabla, telegram, kabellängd, wire, tross, meddelandeSwedish
  • kableTagalog
  • kabloTurkish

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