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Cable

Definition: 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.

Cable

Definition: 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.

Cable

Definition: 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.

Cable

Definition: To fasten with a cable.

Cable

Definition: To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.

Cable

Definition: To telegraph by a submarine cable