Hand cable | Article about hand cable by The Free Dictionary
hand cable[′hand ‚kā·bəl]
A flexible cable for electrical connection between a mining machine and a truck carrying a reel of portable cable. Also known as butt cable; head cable.
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On the one hand cable
TV companies are threatening to sue the government for huge amounts of money if it legitimises the broadcasts.
The day I made my first ascent, in 1980, I shared the waist-high hand cables
that line the route to provide better balance with six people.