What is Cable ?

Cable is (noun) 1. a wire for carrying electricity He ran a cable out into the garden so that he could use his lawnmower. 2. a thick rope or wire The ship was attached to the quay by cables. 3. a wire for sending messages underground or under the sea They’ve been digging up the pavements to lay cables. 4. a telegram He sent a cable to his office asking for more money.(verb) to send a telegram He cabled his office to ask them to send more money.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level