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English definition of “cable”

cable

noun
 
 
/ˈkeɪbl/ COMMUNICATIONS
[C or U] a set of covered wires or fibres that electrical or electronic signals travel through: lay/install cable Hotels use Wi-Fi to provide in-room access without having to lay cable. ethernet/fibre-optic/network/power cable
[U] the system of sending television programmes or phone signals along wires under the ground: This channel is only available on cable.
→ See also cable television
(Definition of cable from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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