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Example Sentences for "cable"

The flagpole is held up with strong steel cablesWe can't get any channels on our television because we don't have cable, so we just use it when we rent videos.

The flagpole is held up with strong steel cables.

Make sure your kite doesn't touch the electrical cables or you could get a terrible shock.

One of the steel cables holding the ski lift broke, and the lift fell to the ground.

The most basic cable television service costs almost $20 a month now.

Apparently, engineers in Italy are considering holding the Leaning Tower of Pisa up with large steel cables.

The loggers wrapped the tree in steel cables so it could be lifted out by helicopter.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.

Suspension bridges were being built in India by the fourth century A.D. using bamboo cables.

Primitive peoples have been building bridges using vines as cables for thousands of years.

A technician came today to connect the cable modem to our computer, so now we have highspeed Internet access.

We took the cable car around San Francisco to see the city.

To increase the tension on your bicycle brake cable, just turn this screw.

The city is cutting branches from some of the trees on our street because they are too close to the electrical cables.

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.

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.

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.

Public transportation in Barcelona is provided by buses, subways, railways and cable cars.

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.

Find someone who has cable television at home.


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