CABLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of cable
Definition:
n. very strong thick rope made of twisted steel or metal wire
Example:
It provides cable television services and high speed internet services to the community.
Sentence in Classic:
I trebled the cable to make it stronger, and for the same reason I twisted three of the iron bars together, bending the extremities into a hook.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
All honour to the Enderbies, therefore, whose house, I think, exists to the present day; though doubtless the original Samuel must long ago have slipped his cable for the great South Sea of the other world.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
We hurry far away in precipitate flight, with the suppliant who had so well merited rescue; and silently cut the cable, and bending forward sweep the sea with emulous oars.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
The light spread upwards from the glass roof making the theatre seem a festive ark, anchored among the hulks of houses, her frail cables of lanterns looping her to her moorings.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Stone would have to be carried and built up into walls, then the sails would have to be made and after that there would be need for dynamos and cables.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
I was at the pains of making ropes and cables, by twisting ten, twenty, or thirty of the thickest and strongest of theirs.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
I therefore cabled to my friend, Wilson Hargreave, of the New York Police Bureau, who has more than once made use of my knowledge of London crime.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context