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1. An electric conductor consisting of a group of smaller-diameter conductor strands twisted together.
2. A group of electric conductors which are insulated from each other.
3. Any heavy rope or wire line used for support, for exerting a force, or for controlling a mechanism.
4. One of the reedings which are set into the flutes of a pilaster or column.
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The incredible idea that these bacteria should be electric cables really fell into place when, inside the bacteria, we saw wire-like strings enclosed by a membrane," says Nils Risgaard-Petersen, Aarhus University.
Almost all large cable producers such as PT Sucaco, Sumi Indo Kabel, Voksel elektrik, produce all types of cables both electric cable, telephone cables, and fiber optic.
The major Japanese electric cable maker said it now expects a group net loss of 115.
Louis Rana, vice president of Manhattan Electric Operations, was joined by local officials at a Battery Park City news conference as Con Edison crews began removing final sections of emergency street-level electric cable that was used to restore service to lower Manhattan.
and two other Japanese electric cable and wire makers said Wednesday they have reached a basic agreement to integrate operations so as to overcome a slump in demand stemming from weak corporate capital spending.
A bomb scare forced the temporary evacuation of local residents of Ginowan, Okinawa Prefecture on Tuesday after a station wagon was found in a parking lot with an electric cable attached to a container filled with an unidentified liquid, police said.
Highlights of the final segment, "New Contemporaries 99," also on view in the Exchange Flags building, included Kenny Macleod's deadpan pseudo-confessional video Robbie Fraser, Ian Kiaer's enigmatic sculptural tableau of an Old Testament landscape, and Andrew Currie's high-jinks footage of a menagerie of endearing kinetic biomorphs created from tiny motorized fans, plastic trash bags, cotton thread, and electric cable, among other materials.
THIRTY-ONE Tube passengers were taken to hospital yesterday after a tunnel filled with smoke when an electric cable exploded.
TOKYO -- Oki Electric Cable (TOKYO:5815) today announced the launch of OS-UZ Wire, a zinc-plated wire for Wire-type EDM.
The 23-year-old was cycling on Kibblesworth Bank, near to the junction with the Grange estate, when he hit an overhead electric cable that had come lose from its mountings and swung down into the road.
Each one functions as an electric cable containing a bundle of insulated wires - similar to the cables that run power to electric lights and appliances.
A TEENAGE boy suffered an electric shock as metal thieves sawed through a live 11,000-volt electric cable in the Midlands, said police.