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English definition of “cable”

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
(Definition of cable noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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