a group of gods, probably of Eastern origin, worshiped in mysteries in various parts of ancient Greece, the cult centers being at Samothrace and Thebes. Historical Examples A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) The Adventures of Captain Mago Lon Cahun The Adventures of Captain Mago Lon Cahun A Philosophical Dictionary, […]
a heavy, strong rope. a very strong rope made of strands of metal wire, as used to support cable cars or suspension bridges. a cord of metal wire used to operate or pull a mechanism. Nautical. a thick hawser made of rope, strands of metal wire, or chain. cable’s length. Electricity. an insulated electrical conductor, […]
a knot or clinch for attaching a cable to an anchor or mooring post. a short line for forming a loop in a cable to secure it to an anchor.
an electronic device that allows cable television channels to be viewed by a subscriber. an electronic device that converts a digital television signal to analog or unscrambles a television signal.