Range of cable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Range of cable (Naut) a certain length of slack cable ranged along the deck preparatory to letting go the anchor.
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Usage

In literature:

The two bowers were soon ready to be let go, ranges of the cables were overhauled, and then the party paused to look about them.
"The Pathfinder" by James Fenimore Cooper
Both bowers were let go at once, and long ranges of cable given.
"The Sea Lions" by James Fenimore Cooper
At a range of fifty thousand yards, the antenna, a thick piece of steel cable, might as well have been a needle to hit.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
The order was at once given to range the cables, that immediately the water was sufficiently shallow to allow of it we might anchor.
"Happy Jack" by W.H.G. Kingston
A sharp look-out was of course kept, ahead, and the cables were ranged ready to let go the anchors should any danger be seen.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
The order was at once given to range the cables, that immediately the water was sufficiently shallow to allow of it we might anchor.
"Tales of the Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston
Telling the mate to range the cable and clear away all ready, he descended to the cabin and tapped at the door of a state-room.
"The Ebbing Of The Tide" by Louis Becke
True enough, on the day after the publication of the cable, a stranger rang at Mme.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
From break of day all hands were busy getting the anchors cleared and the cables ranged.
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
Also, the range of the fakes of a cable or hawser.
"The Seaman's Friend" by Richard Henry Dana
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In news:

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The Phase Critical Product Line from Times Microwave Systems features an expanded range of PhaseTrack® cable assemblies based on the company's low-loss cable assemblies.
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In science:

The range of femtocells is typically only a few metres and they are generally wired to a private owners’ cable broadband connection or a home digital subscriber line (DSL).
Green Cellular Networks: A Survey, Some Research Issues and Challenges
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