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  1. cable, cable length, cable's length(noun)

    a nautical unit of depth


  1. cable length(Noun)

    One tenth (1/10) of a nautical mile.


  1. Cable length

    A cable length or cable's length is a nautical unit of measure equal to one tenth of a nautical mile or 100 fathoms, or sometimes 120 fathoms. The unit is named after the length of a ship's anchor cable in the age of sail. The definition varies: ⁕International: ¹⁄10 nautical mile, or 185.2 m ⁕Imperial: ¹⁄10 Admiralty mile, or 608 ft, about 101 fathoms ⁕The traditional British fathom varied from 5½ feet to 7 feet in the Merchant Navy. ⁕U.S. customary: 120 fathoms


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cable length in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cable length in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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