telegraph cable


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telegraph cable

[′tel·ə‚graf ‚kā·bəl]
(electricity)
A uniform conductive circuit consisting of twisted pairs of insulated wires or coaxially shielded wires or combinations of each, used to carry telegraph signals.
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Preece was one of those called to give evidence to the Committee of Inquiry on the Construction of Submarine Telegraph Cables that had been set up by the government to find out what had gone wrong.
Most fundamentally and provocatively he examines the spread of print itself; but newspapers and pamphlet culture, the trans-Atlantic telegraph cable, the phonograph, telephone, cinema, radio, television, and web all contribute to the texture of this welcome addition to Irish cultural t historiography.
For example, we learn on page 48 that 200,000 miles of telegraph cable ran under the sea by the 1880s but we later read that it took until 1900, or perhaps 1907, to reach that length (p.
The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable was successfully completed on 27 July 1866, allowing transatlantic electrical communication for the first time.
1850: The Channel telegraph cable was laid between Dover and Cap Gris Nez.
When the first commercially successful trans-Atlantic telegraph cable was completed in July 1866, some must have thought that humanity had reached the zenith of achievements as far as the field of communications was concerned.
When the first commercially successful transatlantic telegraph cable was completed in July 1866, some must have thought that humanity had reached the zenith of achievements as far as the field of communications was concerned.
This was the era in which Charles Dickens dared dream of an undersea telegraph cable between Dover and Calais.
He escaped unhurt when the hired aircraft hit a telegraph cable as he headed to the Safari Rally.
President Grover Cleveland's administration intervened to protect these properties--especially the transisthmian railroad and the international telegraph cable.
On the very edge of Europe, the island was chosen as the site for the first transatlantic telegraph cable in 1858.