send a cable

een telegram sturen

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  • send a cable — wire a cable, deliver a telegram …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cable — /ˈkeɪbəl / (say kaybuhl) noun 1. a thick, strong rope, often one of several wires twisted together. 2. Nautical a. the rope or chain used to hold a vessel at anchor. b. → cable length. 3. Electricity a stranded conductor typically of copper wire… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cable — I n. wire 1) to lay, string cable 2) a submarine cable; the transatlantic cable 3) an electric, power; telegraph; telephone cable cablegram 4) to send a cable 5) a cable from; to II v. 1) (A) we cabled the message to them; or: we cabled them the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cable — [kā′bəl] n. [ME & OFr < LL capulum, a cable, rope < L capere, to take hold: see HAVE] 1. a thick, heavy rope, now often of wire strands 2. the strong, heavy chain attached to a ship s anchor: anchor cables were formerly of rope 3. CABLE… …   English World dictionary

  • cable — ► NOUN 1) a thick rope of wire or hemp. 2) an insulated wire or wires for transmitting electricity or telecommunication signals. 3) a cablegram. 4) the chain of a ship s anchor. 5) Nautical a length of 200 yards (182.9 m) or (in the US) 240 yards …   English terms dictionary

  • cable — cablelike, adj. /kay beuhl/, n., v., cabled, cabling. n. 1. a heavy, strong rope. 2. a very strong rope made of strands of metal wire, as used to support cable cars or suspension bridges. 3. a cord of metal wire used to operate or pull a… …   Universalium

  • Cable converter box — Pace Micro Technology DC757X HD cable box A cable converter box or television converter box is an electronic tuning device that transposes/converts any of the available channels from a cable television service to an analog RF signal on a single… …   Wikipedia

  • cable — ca•ble [[t]ˈkeɪ bəl[/t]] n. v. bled, bling 1) a heavy, strong rope 2) mac a very strong rope made of strands of metal wire, used to support cable cars, suspension bridges, etc 3) mac a cord of metal wire used to operate or pull a mechanism 4) civ …   From formal English to slang

  • Cable & Deadpool — Infobox comic book title title = Cable Deadpool caption = Cover to Cable Deadpool #5 Art by Mark Brooks schedule = Monthly ongoing=y publisher = Marvel Comics date = May 2004 April 2008 issues = 50 Superhero = y main char team = Cable Deadpool… …   Wikipedia

  • cable — [[t]ke͟ɪb(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ cables, cabling, cabled 1) N VAR A cable is a kind of very strong, thick rope, made of wires twisted together. The miners rode a conveyance attached to a cable made of braided steel wire... Steel cable will be used to… …   English dictionary

  • cable — Synonyms and related words: BX cable, Teletype, WATS, WATS line, armored cable, battery cable, bell wire, braid, brail, cablegram, chain, co ax, coaxial cable, concentric cable, cord, day letter, electric cable, electric cord, fast telegram,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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