anchor cable
In air transport, a cable in an aircraft to which the parachute static lines or strops are attached.

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  • anchor cable — ištraukiamasis trosas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Transportiniuose orlaiviuose – trosas, prie kurio prikabinamos parašiuto virvės ar diržai. atitikmenys: angl. anchor cable pranc. câble de parachutage …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Cable — Ca ble (k[=a] b l), n. [F. c[^a]ble, LL. capulum, caplum, a rope, fr. L. capere to take; cf. D., Dan., & G. kabel, from the French. See {Capable}.] 1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cable molding — Cable Ca ble (k[=a] b l), n. [F. c[^a]ble, LL. capulum, caplum, a rope, fr. L. capere to take; cf. D., Dan., & G. kabel, from the French. See {Capable}.] 1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cable road — Cable Ca ble (k[=a] b l), n. [F. c[^a]ble, LL. capulum, caplum, a rope, fr. L. capere to take; cf. D., Dan., & G. kabel, from the French. See {Capable}.] 1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cable tier — Cable Ca ble (k[=a] b l), n. [F. c[^a]ble, LL. capulum, caplum, a rope, fr. L. capere to take; cf. D., Dan., & G. kabel, from the French. See {Capable}.] 1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cable's length — Cable Ca ble (k[=a] b l), n. [F. c[^a]ble, LL. capulum, caplum, a rope, fr. L. capere to take; cf. D., Dan., & G. kabel, from the French. See {Capable}.] 1. A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …   Wikipedia

  • Anchor windlass — An anchor windlass within the forecastle on the main deck of the sailing ship Balclutha. The vertical shaft is rotated by a portion of the capstan above …   Wikipedia

  • cable bend — noun 1. : a small rope used for lashing the end of a cable into a loop for securing an anchor 2. : the clinch by which an anchor is secured to its cable * * * 1. a knot or clinch for attaching a cable to an anchor or mooring post. 2. a short line …   Useful english dictionary

  • cable stopper — noun : a device to hold an anchor cable so as to prevent the anchor from running out or to relieve the strain at the inboard end …   Useful english dictionary

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