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  1. cable

    • IPA[ˈkāb(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles;the chain of a ship's anchor.
    • v.
      contact or send a message to (someone) by cablegram;transmit (a message) by cablegram
    • verb: cable, 3rd person present: cables, gerund or present participle: cabling, past tense: cabled, past participle: cabled

    • noun: cable, plural noun: cables

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    名詞

    • 1. a thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles steel cables held the convoy together 同義詞 rope, cord, line, guy, piece of cordage, ... 更多
    • the chain of a ship's anchor.
    • a length of 200 yards (182.9 m) or (in the US) 240 yards (219.4 m) he caught a glimpse of the mast, a cable or two downwind
    • short for cable stitch
    • a molding resembling twisted rope.
    • 2. 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 同義詞 wire, lead, cord, power line, flex
    • a cablegram this was an occasion for using the telephone, not cables, teletexes, or letters
    • short for cable television

    動詞

    • 1. contact or send a message to (someone) by cablegram he cabled her to cancel all arrangements
    • transmit (a message) by cablegram the secretariat cabled a reply
    • send a cablegram we cabled to a boat at sea, asking it to stop
    • 2. provide (an area or community) with power lines or with the equipment necessary for cable television nearly all urban areas are cabled, so viewers can choose from up to 20 channels
    • 3. decorate (a structure) with rope-shaped moldings.
    • n.
      a fastener consisting of a thin, flexible nylon strap with a notched surface, one end of which ... keep your children safe by securing the cabinet with a cable tie
    • v.
      secure (something) with a cable tie or cable ties: I cable-tied the wires to keep them as neat as possible

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a transportation system, typically one traveling up and down a mountain, in which cabins are ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a fastener consisting of a thin, flexible nylon strap with a notched surface, one end of which ... keep your children safe by securing the cabinet with a cable tie
    • v.
      secure (something) with a cable tie or cable ties: I cable-tied the wires to keep them as neat as possible

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a transport system, typically one travelling up and down a mountain, in which cabins are ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a cable television service available on a subscription basis.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the selection of channels included in the standard, least expensive subscription offered by a ... one of the raunchiest shows on basic cable the most-watched basic cable series on Thursday nights

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a railway along which carriages are drawn by a continuous cable.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      each of a pair of thick electric cables fitted with clips at either end, used for starting a ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈkeɪbl]

    英式

    • n.
      a thick rope of wire or hemp used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles: steel cables held the convoy together
    • v.
      send a message to (someone) by cablegram: he cabled her to cancel all arrangements

    Oxford Dictionary