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Bitter vs. Cable

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Bitteradjective

Having an acrid taste (usually from a basic substance).

‘The coffee tasted bitter.’;

Cablenoun

(material) A long object used to make a physical connection.

Bitteradjective

Harsh, piercing or stinging.

Cablenoun

A strong, large-diameter wire or rope, or something resembling such a rope.

Bitteradjective

Hateful or hostile.

‘They're bitter enemies.’;

Cablenoun

An assembly of two or more cable-laid ropes.

Bitteradjective

Cynical and resentful.

‘I've been bitter ever since that defeat.’;

Cablenoun

An assembly of two or more wires, used for electrical power or data circuits; one or more and/or the whole may be insulated.

Bitternoun

(usually in the plural bitters) A liquid or powder, made from bitter herbs, used in mixed drinks or as a tonic.

Cablenoun

(nautical) A strong rope or chain used to moor or anchor a ship.

Bitternoun

A type of beer heavily flavored with hops.

Cablenoun

(communications) A system for transmitting television or Internet services over a network of coaxial or fibreoptic cables.

‘I tried to watch the movie last night but my cable was out.’;

Bitternoun

(nautical) A turn of a cable about the bitts.

Cablenoun

Short for cable television, broadcast over the above network, not by antenna.

Bitternoun

A hardware system whose architecture is based around units of the specified number of bits (binary digits).

Cablenoun

A telegram, notably when sent by (submarine) telegraph cable.

Bitterverb

To make bitter.

Cablenoun

(nautical) A unit of length equal to one tenth of a nautical mile.

Bitternoun

AA turn of the cable which is round the bitts.

Cablenoun

100 fathoms, 600 imperial feet, approximately 185 m.

Bitternoun

Any substance that is bitter. See Bitters.

Cablenoun

(finance) The currency pair British Pound against United States Dollar.

Bitteradjective

Having a peculiar, acrid, biting taste, like that of wormwood or an infusion of hops; as, a bitter medicine; bitter as aloes.

Cablenoun

(architecture) A moulding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope.

Bitteradjective

Causing pain or smart; piercing; painful; sharp; severe; as, a bitter cold day.

Cableverb

(transitive) To provide with cable(s)

Bitteradjective

Causing, or fitted to cause, pain or distress to the mind; calamitous; poignant.

‘It is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the Lord thy God.’;

Cableverb

(transitive) To fasten (as if) with cable(s)

Bitteradjective

Characterized by sharpness, severity, or cruelty; harsh; stern; virulent; as, bitter reproach.

‘Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.’;

Cableverb

(transitive) To wrap wires to form a cable

Bitteradjective

Mournful; sad; distressing; painful; pitiable.

‘The Egyptians . . . made their lives bitter with hard bondage.’;

Cableverb

(transitive) To send a telegram by cable

Bitterverb

To make bitter.

Cableverb

(intransitive) To communicate by cable

Bitternoun

English term for a dry sharp-tasting ale with strong flavor of hops (usually on draft)

Cableverb

To ornament with cabling.

Bitternoun

the taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth

Cablenoun

A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for other purposes. It is made of hemp, of steel wire, or of iron links.

Bitternoun

the property of having a harsh unpleasant taste

Cablenoun

A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a suspension bridge; a telegraphic cable.

Bitterverb

make bitter

Cablenoun

A molding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope; - called also cable molding.

Bitteradjective

marked by strong resentment or cynicism;

‘an acrimonious dispute’; ‘bitter about the divorce’;

Cableverb

To fasten with a cable.

Bitteradjective

very difficult to accept or bear;

‘the bitter truth’; ‘a bitter sorrow’;

Cableverb

To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.

Bitteradjective

harsh or corrosive in tone;

‘an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose’; ‘a barrage of acid comments’; ‘her acrid remarks make her many enemies’; ‘bitter words’; ‘blistering criticism’; ‘caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics’; ‘a sulfurous denunciation’;

Cableverb

To telegraph by a submarine cable

Bitteradjective

one of the four basic taste sensations; sharp and disagreeable; like the taste of quinine

Cablenoun

a telegram sent abroad

Bitteradjective

expressive of severe grief or regret;

‘shed bitter tears’;

Cablenoun

a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power

Bitteradjective

proceeding from or exhibiting great hostility or animosity;

‘a bitter struggle’; ‘bitter enemies’;

Cablenoun

a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire

Bitteradjective

causing a sharply painful or stinging sensation; used especially of cold;

‘bitter cold’; ‘a biting wind’;

Cablenoun

a nautical unit of depth

Bitteradverb

extremely and sharply;

‘it was bitterly cold’; ‘bitter cold’;

Cablenoun

television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver

Cablenoun

a television system transmitted over cables

Cableverb

send cables, wires, or telegrams

Cableverb

fasten with a cable;

‘cable trees’;

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