Cable (disambiguation)

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A cable is two or more wires running side by side and bonded, twisted, or braided together to form a single assembly.

Cable may also refer to:

  • Cable (foreign exchange), slang for the United Kingdom Pound sterling
  • Cable (surname)
  • Cable knitting, a style of knitting in which textures of crossing layers are achieved by permuting stitches
  • Cable length, a unit of distance related to the nautical mile
  • Cable skiing, a way to water ski where the skier's rope and handle are pulled by an electrically driven cable
  • Bowden cable, a mechanical cable for transmitting force
    • Flexible shaft, the rotational analogue of Bowden cable; transmits torque
  • Wire rope, a type of rope which consists of several strands of metal wire laid into a helix
    • Mechanical cable, a wire rope or control cable for transmitting traction or rotation movement, force, etc., between mechanisms
  • a thick, heavy rope

Electrical cables and telecommunications[edit]

  • Cablegram, a telegram, or text message transmitted through the means of an electrical cable
    • Diplomatic cable, a confidential text message exchanged between a diplomatic mission and the foreign ministry of its parent country
  • Cable television, a system of providing television programs to consumers via electrical cables
    • Cable Internet access, a form of broadband Internet access that uses the cable television infrastructure
  • Coaxial cable, an electrical cable comprising an inner conductor surrounded by a flexible, tubular insulating layer, surrounded by a tubular conducting shield
  • Optical fiber cable, a cable containing one or more optical fibers
  • Power cable, a cable used to transmit electrical power
  • Submarine communications cable, a cable laid on the sea bed between land-based stations to carry telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean


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