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Cable tier


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cable tier That part of a vessel where the cables are stowed.
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In literature:

This space also serves as cable-tier.
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
The cable rubbed down as it came aboard (so that it might not be faked into the tiers wet or dirty).
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
They are in the cable-tier?
"Sail Ho!" by George Manville Fenn
And forthwith we were hauled off together, and shut down in the cable tier.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
I preached to the men in the tiers when they coiled the cables, and groaned loud and deep when I heard an oath.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Hatch to the cable-tier.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
A place constructed in the hold, or cable-tier, for coiling cables and hawsers on.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
You, Mr. Matterson, get ready another anchor and send men to clear the cable tier below.
"The Great Quest" by Charles Boardman Hawes
At length, the constables instituted another search along the orlop deck, and in the cable tier.
"Off to Sea" by W.H.G. Kingston

In news:

The FCC has adopted changes to its rules to allow cable TV operators to encrypt their basic service tier.
It allows cable operators to encrypt the basic service tier in all-digital cable systems if they comply with certain consumer-protection measures.
Time Warner Cable in Wisconsin has added two sports-related channels to pay tier lineups.
Time Warner Cable tests 'Xtreme' Road Runner tier.
The FCC has adopted changes to its rules to allow cable TV operators to encrypt their basic service tier .
Time Warner tries again with tiered cable Internet service in South Texas.
Dec 04, 2012 / 06:44PM Customer Demand Shapes Refurbished Token Creek Truck In order to satisfy the needs of top tier cable and regional sports networks, Chippewa was recently converted from an SD to a fully integrated HD truck .