Skipper Petra Kliba

Skipper Petra Kliba

Nautical Term:

cable (n)


1) A large and very strong wire rope used on machinery to lift heavy cargo or tow nets and trawls.
2) A measurement of distance (archaic) roughly equal to 100 fathoms. 3) A very heavy rope measuring more than 10 inches in circumference. 4) An anchor rode.

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