Telegraph cable


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a telegraphic cable consisting of several conducting wires, inclosed by an insulating and protecting material, so as to bring the wires into compact compass for use on poles, or to form a strong cable impervious to water, to be laid under ground, as in a town or city, or under water, as in the ocean.

See also: Telegraph

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But his naive reasoning forgot to take into account the telegraph cable reposing on the bottom of the very Gulf up which he had turned that ship which he imagined himself to have saved from destruction.
1842 - The first telegraph cable is laid by Samuel Morse in New York harbour.
He was fortunate to meet Cyrus Field in London, and Field arranged for Sterne to be employed in his endeavor to lay the transatlantic telegraph cable.
1850: The Channel telegraph cable was finally laid between Dover and Cap Gris Nez.
A work called Power Line also resembled a telegraph cable, raising the issue of communication as mediated by technology.
WHEREAS, historical records show that the Filipinos who first came to Southeast Alaska worked on whaling ships, served aboard the ship that laid the first telegraph cable between Juneau and Seattle, and worked in the Juneau gold mines and fish canneries; and
Whitman's enthusiasm regarding the laying of the first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable, for example, expressed in a series of editorials in August 1858 and collected in the "Moral Suasion" section, reflects the poet's fascination with technology and its ability to connect people, and the series foreshadows his celebration of these topics in numerous poems.
Henley manufactured long lengths of telegraph cable coated in silk which electrically linked London and Manchester and Dublin and Belfact.
Our country has a long history in the telecommunications sector as in 1871, the first submarine telegraph cable was laid between Cyprus and Syria, from Ayios Theodoros to Lattakia," the minister said.
He was also chief engineer of the Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Company (Telcon) in which role he was instrumental in laying the first successful Transatlantic telegraph cable.
Lee, professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University, placed the birth of electrical engineering near the time of the completion of the first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable.
As its name suggests, the French Cable Station Museum was the end point of a telegraph cable that ran from France to Orleans, Mass.