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synonyms for cables

  • wirework
  • cable work
  • electric line
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How to use cables in a sentence

First I had better fix the sequence of the munition cables, for upon them the whole attack has hung—or rather, hung fire.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
We show the Navy all our important operations cables; they have their own ways of doing things and don't open out so freely.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
More boats and smacks arrive; the rattling of anchors and chain cables is heard in all directions.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
These girders are supported by the cables over the centre span but not in the side spans.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The four cables support a dead load of 7140 tons and a live load of 4017 tons.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
There are four cables, one on each side of the two main trusses or stiffening girders.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The cables are wrapped in cotton duck soaked in oxidized oil and varnish, and are sheathed in sheet iron.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Each half arch was supported by cables till joined at the centre.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Generally, in addition, wire cables are stretched across the span, from which lifting tackle is suspended.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
There are now four cables in working order, and the cost of messages has been reduced twenty-five per cent.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CABLES

  • cable work
  • cables
  • electric line
  • wirework
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.