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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cable /'keibl/
  • danh từ
    • dây cáp
    • cáp xuyên đại dương
    • (như) cablegram
    • (hàng hải) dây neo
    • (hàng hải) tầm (1 qoành 0 hải lý tức 183m, (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) 219m) ((cũng) cable length)
    • đường viền xoắn (quanh cột); đường chạm xoắn (vòng vàng)
    • to cut (slip) one's cables
      • (từ lóng) chết ngoẻo
  • động từ
    • cột bằng dây cáp, buộc bằng dây cáp
    • đánh điện xuyên đại dương; đánh cáp
    • trang bị bằng đường viền xoắn (cột)
Concise Dictionary
+a telegram sent abroad
+a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
+a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
+a nautical unit of depth
+television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver
+a television system that transmits over cables
+send cables, wires, or telegrams
+fasten with a cable

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 wire, line, rope, hawser, chain, mooring, strand, guy:
The cable broke and we were set adrift.
2 telegram, wire, cablegram, radiogram, US Mailgram:
Send a cable to Jones about the meeting.
3 telegraph, wire; radio:
Cable Jones to come at once.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U, C] thick strong metal rope used on ships, for supporting bridges, etc.
2 [C, U] a set of wires, covered in plastic or rubber, that carries electricity, telephone signals, etc: overhead / underground cables + a 10 000 volt cable + fibre-optic cable
3 [U] = CABLE TELEVISION: We can receive up to 500 cable channels.
4 [C] (old-fashioned) a message sent by electrical signals and printed out
+ verb [V, VN] (old-fashioned) to send sb a message by cable
Collocation Dictionary


electric, telephone | overhead, underground | fibre-optic


a length of electric cable


lay, run
Roads have to be dug up to lay underground cables. Engineers plan to run the telephone cables under the river.
| connect
Connect the cable to the correct terminal.


go, run
a cable running under the road
| connect sth
new cables connecting major cities in Europe
| carry sth
These fibre-optic cables can carry telephone calls and computer data.

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