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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A thick rope, often made of wire strands.

Usage examples (40)
  • They had to hold onto the cable in order to make it up the steep grade of Half Dome.
  • cable trees
  • For Windows or Mac users, not having the cable is a definite advantage.
  • Like my friend said, "it's like calling the cable company to tell them your stolen cable is out." for more
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  • A "cabal" is a secret political plot or a group of secret plotters, "cabala" or "cabbala" is a system of mysticism in Judaism, while "cable" is a strong wire or metal rope.
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