Meaning of CABLE in English



Function: verb

Inflected Form: ca · bled ; ca · bling \ ' k ā -b( ə -)li ŋ \

Date: circa 1500

transitive verb

1 : to fasten with or as if with a cable

2 : to provide with a cable or cables

3 : to telegraph by submarine cable

4 : to make into a cable or into a form resembling a cable

intransitive verb : to communicate by a submarine cable

– ca · bler \ -b( ə -)l ə r \ noun

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.