cable

01. We can't get any channels on our television because we don't have [cable], so we just use it when we rent videos.
02. The flagpole is held up with strong steel [cables].
03. Make sure your kite doesn't touch the electrical [cables] or you could get a terrible shock.
04. One of the steel [cables] holding the ski lift broke, and the lift fell to the ground.
05. The most basic [cable] television service costs almost $20 a month now.
06. Apparently, engineers in Italy are considering holding the Leaning Tower of Pisa up with large steel [cables].
07. The loggers wrapped the tree in steel [cables] so it could be lifted out by helicopter.
08. There is a Chinese proverb which states that habits are cobwebs at first, [cables] at last.
09. Suspension bridges were being built in India by the fourth century A.D. using bamboo [cables].
10. Primitive peoples have been building bridges using vines as [cables] for thousands of years.
11. A technician came today to connect the [cable] modem to our computer, so now we have highspeed Internet access.
12. We took the [cable] car around San Francisco to see the city.
13. To increase the tension on your bicycle brake [cable], just turn this screw.
14. The city is cutting branches from some of the trees on our street because they are too close to the electrical [cables].
15. The totem pole is so high that it has to be held in place with strong steel [cables] to keep it from falling over in high winds.
16. In 1891, a submarine was used to lay telephone [cable] along the seabed between England and France to prepare for the first telephone links across the English Channel.
17. The Internet was born in 1969 when researchers linked two computers using a 15-foot [cable], testing a new way for exchanging data over networks.
18. Public transportation in Barcelona is provided by buses, subways, railways and [cable] cars.
19. Robert Burton once said that no cord or [cable] can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • câble — [ kabl ] n. m. • fin XIIe chable, cable; bas lat. capulum ; écrit câble par infl. de l a. fr. chaable « catapulte » I ♦ 1 ♦ Faisceau de fils (textiles, métalliques, etc.) tressés. ⇒ corde. Torons formant un câble. Câble de levage. Câble pour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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