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Translation of "cable" - English-Spanish dictionary

cable

noun /ˈkeibl/
(a) strong rope or chain for hauling or tying anything, especially a ship cable The train is pulled by cables up the mountain.
(a set of) wires for carrying electric current or signals cable They are laying a new electricity cable under the street.
(a rope made of) strands of metal wound together for supporting a bridge etc cable A total of 18 steel cables support the suspension bridge.
(also cablegram) a telegram sent by cable cablegrama, telegrama Richard had sent her a cable from Istanbul.
cable television televisión por cable Do you have cable in your apartment?
cable car noun
a vehicle that moves up and down a mountain, cliff etc by means of a cable. teleférico You can travel by cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain.
cable television noun ( cable TV)
a system of broadcasting television programmes by cable televisión por cable (also adjective) a cable TV channel.
(Definition of cable from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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