anchor cable


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anchor cable

In air transport, a cable in an aircraft to which the parachute static lines or strops are attached.
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The 42-year-old was thrown off his dinghy when the tide ripped the anchor cable off as he was trying to tie it up.
If the anchor cable would not part, the mine and the paravane would be brought together and the mine would explode harmlessly against the paravane.
Next morning one of the large concrete blocks near to which we were sheltering crumbled and fell on our anchor cable.
The balloon caught fire after anchor cable severed a fuel pipe as Egyptian pilot Mohmin Murad tried to land.
The balloon caught fire after an anchor cable severed a fuel pipe as Egyptian pilot Mohmid Murad tried to land in Luxor.
a] is the length of the anchor cable and [alpha] is the angle of inclination of the anchor cable (see Fig.
Later in the day a big storm broke along the coast that snapped our anchor cable like cotton," he said.
How depressing that only three women anchor cable news programs in prime time.
The oil rig vessel that capsized in the North Atlantic killing at least three people could have been tipped over by an anchor cable it was carrying, an expert said yesterday.
The end of an anchor cable is fastened to the bitts at the ship's bow.
The port anchor cable had run out completely, along with the slips so the ship was in fact at anchor by the cable, now on the bottom.
Last week an anchor cable snapped on a salvage vessel sent to recover the fishing boat.