anchor cable


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anchor cable

A cable or line, one end of which is held in a fixed position.
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The structural scheme of a classical single-span suspension bridge that consists of a flexible cable, a stiffening girder, hangers, pylons and anchor cables is shown in Fig.
Minutes later the boat capsized, with the anchor cable still in place running back to the rig.
The typical plunder was not chests of doubloons but, he said, ``a few bales of silk and cotton, some barrels of tobacco, an anchor cable, some spare sails, the carpenter's tools and half a dozen black slaves.
Viacom, the anchor cable tenant on Galaxy IX, currently leases multiple 36 MHz transponders on the satellite for the distribution of several cable television networks, including The Movie Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Showtime, Sundance Channel and VH1.
The man managed to hang onto the vessel's anchor cable until he was pulled fromthe sea by the crew of the pilot boat Coatham and taken to South Gare.
The vessel was around 5200ft from the rig when it capsized, around the limit of the anchor cable.
At the weekend, repair workers replaced the snapped anchor cable on the salvage vessel MV Norma at Douglas harbour, Isle of Man.
Natrol has selected CNN (featuring "Larry King Live") and CNN Headline News along with TNT and TBS, two other Turner properties, as its anchor cable TV selections.
Some witnesses described seeing the anchor cable running along the side of the boat just before it went over.
THE bid to raise the Solway Harvester has stalled again after an anchor cable on the salvage ship was damaged by storms.
It would set aside 60 analog channels for use by an anchor cable TV company, a provision that BellSouth believes necessary if new cable competitors are going to offer true competition to existing cable companies.