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Cable vs Paravane - What's the difference?

cable | paravane |

As a verb cable

is .

As an adjective cable

is wired, cabled (connected by wires etc).

As a noun paravane is

(nautical) a device, stabilized with vanes, towed alongside a vessel such that the cable attaching it cuts the moorings of submerged mines.

cable

English

(wikipedia cable)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) A long object used to make a physical connection.
  • # A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope.
  • # An assembly of two or more cable-laid ropes.
  • # An assembly of two or more wires, used for electrical power or data circuits; one or more and/or the whole may be insulated.
  • # (label) A heavy rope or chain of at least 10 inches thick, as used to moor or anchor a ship.
  • (communications) A system for transmitting television or Internet services over a network of coaxial or fibreoptic cables.
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  • # Short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna.
  • A telegram, notably when sent by (submarine) telegraph cable.
  • (label) A unit of length equal to one tenth of a nautical mile.
  • (label) The currency pair British Pound against United States Dollar.
  • (label) A moulding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope.
  • Synonyms

    * wire rope * cord * (telegram) cablegram * (nautical unit) cable length * See also

    Antonyms

    * (nautical rope) hawser (thinner)

    Derived terms

    * cablecar * cablegram * cable internet * cable-laid * cable television * cableway * chain-cable

    Verb

    (cabl)
  • To provide with cable(s)
  • To fasten (as if) with cable(s)
  • To wrap wires to form a cable
  • To send a telegram by cable
  • To communicate by cable
  • (architecture) To ornament with cabling.
  • Derived terms

    * cable guy

    Anagrams

    * ----

    paravane

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nautical) A device, stabilized with vanes, towed alongside a vessel such that the cable attaching it cuts the moorings of submerged mines.
  • (nautical) A towed underwater object with hydrofoils, of diverse uses
  • Synonyms

    * (towed underwater object with hydrofoils) water kite

    See also

    * *