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cable

General Crossword Questions for “cable”

  • Wire - 200 yards in length
  • Thick rope
  • Rope for communication
  • Wire
  • Am I starting to be on good terms with the message?
  • Such TV has us in stitches
  • Coriolan overture with proficient conductor
  • Vehicle with the French guy
  • Liberal means of communication?
  • Hawser, wire
  • Communication - wire - 200 yards in length
  • Telegram

Encyclopedia

  • It originally stood for Community Antenna Television, from cable television's origins in 1948: in areas where over-the-air reception was limited by distance from transmitters or mountainous terrain, large "community antennas" were constructed, and cable was run from them to individual homes. — “Cable television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Fire test in Sweden, showing rapid fire spread through burning of cable jackets. A cable is two or more wires running side by side and bonded, twisted or braided together to form a single assembly. — “Cable - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Cable (Nathan Christopher Charles Summers) is a fictional character appearing in comic books published by Marvel Universe. His adult identity of Cable, which was created by writer Louise. — “Cable (comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • MED. Alas! alas! I wretched am utterly destroyed, for my enemies stretch out every cable against me; nor is there any easy escape from this evil, but I will speak, although suffering injurious treatment; for what, Creon, dost thou drive me from this land? — “Medea” by Euripides
  • And just as I had got things roughly settled I received the extraordinary cable from Ashburnham begging me to come back and have a talk with him. — “The Good Soldier” by Ford Madox Ford
  • The outward appearances had not changed then as they have changed since, as I am told, with cable cars running along the streets of the Constitution, and carriage roads far into the country, to Rincon and other villages, where the foreign merchants and the Ricos generally have their modern villas, and a vast railway goods yard by the harbour, which has a quay-side, a long range of warehouses, and quite serious, organized labour troubles of its own. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • Back, holding by the cable as a rusty clue from heaven to earth, up to that bourgeois little maiden's bows; back to breakfast, with an appetite not to be blunted by condensed milk and somewhat passé bread. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • I walked towards the north-east coast, over against Blefuscu, where, lying down behind a hillock, I took out my small perspective glass, and viewed the enemy’s fleet at anchor, consisting of about fifty men of war, and a great number of transports: I then came back to my house, and gave orders (for which I had a warrant) for a great quantity of the strongest cable and bars of iron. — “Gulliver's Travels” by Jonathan Swift
  • Cutting the great cable into pieces, such as I could move, I got two cables and a hawser on shore, with all the ironwork I could get; and having cut down the spritsail-yard, and the mizzen-yard, and everything I could, to make a large raft, I loaded it with all these heavy goods, and came away. — “Robinson Crusoe” by Daniel Defoe

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