Cable (2)

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A group of metal wires twisted together to form a wire rope.


Note: The term also refers to any line or chain used to anchor or moor a vessel.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM