cable system


Definition of cable system

1 : a system of propelling cars, plows, or other working units from a stationary source by means of an especially endless cable and accessory tackle

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First Known Use of cable system

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cable system.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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