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Meaning of “cable” - Learner’s Dictionary

cable

noun     /ˈkeɪbl/
WIRE [C, U]
B2 a wire covered by plastic that carries electricity, telephone signals, etc: overhead power cables Cords, ropes, cables and string
ROPE [C, U]
thick wire twisted into a ropeCords, ropes, cables and string
SYSTEM [U]
B1 the system of sending television programmes or telephone signals along wires under the ground: cable TV This channel is only available on cable.Communicating by telephone
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