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cable 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈkābəl/,
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cables, plural;
  1. Contact or send a message to (someone) by cablegram

  2. Transmit (a message) by cablegram

  3. Send a cablegram
    • - we cabled to a boat at sea, asking it to stop
  4. Provide (an area or community) with power lines or with the equipment necessary for cable television

  5. Decorate (a structure) with rope-shaped moldings

Noun
  1. A thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles

  2. The chain of a ship's anchor

  3. A length of 200 yards (182.9 m) or (in the US) 240 yards (219.4 m)

  4. A molding resembling twisted rope

  5. An insulated wire or wires having a protective casing and used for transmitting electricity or telecommunication signals
    • - an underground cable
    • - transatlantic phone calls went by cable
  6. A cablegram


  1. a telegram sent abroad
  2. send cables, wires, or telegrams
  3. a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
  4. fasten with a cable; "cable trees"
  5. a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
  6. a nautical unit of depth
  7. A cable is two or more wires running side by side and bonded, twisted or braided together to form a single assembly. In mechanics cables, otherwise known as wire ropes, are used for lifting, hauling and towing or conveying force through tension. ...
  8. Cable is an American band formed in 1994 in Rockville, Connecticut. They combine a hardcore punk and emo aesthetic with a rhythmically complex, often discordant metal-influenced musical approach. Lineup changes and delays between recordings may have hindered their notoriety over the years.
  9. Cable were a British alternative rock band, formed in the early 1990s by Matt Bagguley (guitar, vocals), Darius Hinks (guitar), Suza Ward (bass), Pete Darrington (bass) and Martin Syvret (drums), followed by Neil Cooper, formerly of The Beyond (drums). ...
  10. Cable (Nathan Christopher Charles Summers) is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by Marvel Universe. The character first appeared as an infant in Uncanny X-Men #201 (January 1986). ...
  11. Cable is a foreign exchange term used for the GBP/USD currency pair rate (British Pound vs the US Dollar). ...
  12. (The Cables) The Cables are a Jamaican rocksteady/reggae vocal trio led by Keble Drummond, who recorded for Studio One in the late 1960s.
  13. 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 ...
  14. (Cables) Multi-strand wire used to attach the door, via bottom brackets, to the counterbalance mechanism.
  15. (Cables) The plastic covered steel cables that connect the string via the cams or wheels to the opposite limb of a compound bow. Cables can also be made of Fastflite string material.
  16. (CABLES) Heavy insulated wires.  There re two kinds; mechanical and electrical.  Brake cables are mechanical.  The headlamp cable is electrical
  17. (CABLES) There are a few different types of cables that are used to hook up sound system components. Each cable type is mostly associated with a particular type of device, but there’s some overlap, too.
  18. (Cables) A collection of wires or optical fibers bound together, used as a conduit for components and devices to communicate or transfer data.
  19. (Cables) How the Aloha system is connected so the terminals can communicate with each other and the File Server. They are also used to attach the different styles of printers to a Terminal. ...
  20. (Cables) Steel cable usually galvanised or stainless.
  21. (Cables) are collections of wire, glass, or plastic that conduct voice and data signals between network elements. Some cables are multifiber cables—jacketed cables that themselves hold a number of different wires or fibers, each of which is capable of completing a difference circuit. ...
  22. (Cabling) The twisting together of two or more insulated conductors to form a cable.
  23. (Cabling) the installation of data lines to connect computers, servers or other network components
  24. (CABLING) Providing structural support to weak joints through the use of EXTRA HIGH STRENGTH CABLE between 2 or more main stems.
  25. (Cabling) A combination of cables, wire, cords and connecting hardware used in the telecommunications infrastructure.