power cable

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Noun1.power cable - cable used to distribute electricitypower cable - cable used to distribute electricity
transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
power grid, power system, grid - a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
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During the 2001 code development cycle, the ICC removed all height limitations on the use of NM cable from the International Building Code (IBC).
Other proposals would have re-instituted limits on the use of less expensive NM cable for taller buildings; NAA/NMHC fought for more than eight years to have the unnecessary restrictions removed from the codes.
The advent of thermoplastics and their superior insulating qualities led to the creation of thin, easy-to-handle NM cable (Fig.