cable length


: a maritime unit of length variously reckoned as 100 fathoms, 120 fathoms, or 608 feet

Examples of cable length in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cable length was in 1555

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“Cable length.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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