cable's length

noun
a nautical unit of length equivalent to 720 feet (219 meters) in the U.S. Navy and 608 feet (185 meters) in the British Navy.
Also, cable length.
Also called cable.


Origin:
1545–55

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Example sentences
Hoists that control each cable's length can mount on the support structure or the work platform.
Hoists that control each cable's length can be mounted on the support structure or the work platform.
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