A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for other purposes. It is made of hemp, of steel wire, or of iron links.
A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a suspension bridge; a telegraphic cable.
To telegraph by a submarine cable
An assembly of one or more insulated conductors, or optical fibers, or a combination of both, within an enveloping jacket. Either a stranded conductor (single-conductor cable) or a combination of conductors insulated from one another (multiple conductor cable). Small sizes are commonly referred to as stranded wire or as cords.
The common name for the GBP/USD currency pair. Cables entomology derives from...
The market term used to describe the sterling/US dollar exchange rate.
A term used for the British Pound, also known as the Sterling.
Industry slang for the British pound.
Television programming available for a fee to a subscriber, and delivered to his household via cable.
This is a type of broadband connection in which you connect to the internet via the high bandwidth cable used for pay TV. Cable access is at least several times faster than traditional dial-up internet connections. Cable access requires the purchase of a cable modem to operate.
A modem that allows communication data to travel over television cables (either coaxial or fibre optic) as opposed to regular telephone lines. See also ADSL, Dial Up
Speaker cables consisting of either many copper strands (Multistrand) or a single larger strand (Solid Core). Some cables are designed to be directional, so look out for arrows on the cable casing. Also used to describe cable television services that use a fibre-optic cable to send transmissions from the relay station to the customer's receiver.
A molding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope; -- called also cable molding.
"(1) A strong rope or chain for pulling or securing anything, usually a ship's anchor. (2) A measurement of distance, a tenth of a nautical mile or approximately 200 yards." (Uden & Cooper)
A thread, yarn or pattern constructed by twisting together two or more plied yarns. Each successive twist is in the direction opposite to the preceding twist.
The anchor chain or rope. Also one tenth of a nautical mile, 100 fathoms or 600 feet.
a high performance audio interconnect for connecting
An always-on high speed internet connection similar to ADSL but capable of higher speeds, which uses cable TV technology instead of a phoneline.
The umbilical cable that connects the ship and the ROV.
an internet connection speed, comparable