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cable's length

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.
1545-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • With saddles, cable length cannot readily be controlled.
  • The factors affecting dispersion are fiber cable length, fiber specifications, data rate and wavelength.
  • Initially, available cable length on standard reels was determined and confirmed to conform with physical logistical constraints.
  • Errors discovered in the original data due to problems with calibration and with the bird tow-cable length were corrected.
  • These errors were traced to problems with calibration and problems with the bird tow-cable length.

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