⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'overhead cable' from English to Polish
NOUN   an overhead cable | overhead cables
kabel {m} napowietrzny
overhead cable
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Translation for 'overhead cable' from English to Polish

overhead cable
kabel {m} napowietrznytech.
Usage Examples English
  • Aerobus is a self-propelled electrically powered bus-like vehicle riding on a suspended overhead cable.
  • Two hand ("pull") cable ferries enable foot passengers to cross the river, powered by ferrymen who pull the ferry across the river using an overhead cable.
  • Twenty miles of overhead cable were also erected from Cranstal south to Ramsey, and on to Douglas.
  • They are fed by an overhead cable, fixed to the mast at one end, and to a small mast near the helix building at the opposite end.
  • An overhead cable is suspended across the river, and the ferry was tethered by a second cable, to a pulley block that ran on the suspended cable.
  • The ferry also uses the overhead cable for steering.
  • An overhead cable is a cable for the transmission of information, laid on utility poles.
  • In North American practice, an overhead cable from a transformer on a power pole to a residential electrical service usually consists of three twisted (triplexed) conductors, with one being a bare neutral conductor, with the other two being the insulated conductors for both of the two 180-degree out of phase 120 V line voltages normally supplied.
  • A special type are electrically powered overhead-cable ferries like Straussee Ferry, which have an onboard propulsion unit and can float free, but are connected to the overhead wire for the power supply, using an electrical cable that slides along the cable as the ferry moves.
  • "Jersey Cable" had invested heavily in a new TV cable network, replacing the "Rediffusion" overhead cable system with an underground distribution network.
  • COMSA had a 40% shareholding in 'MVM Rail Pty Ltd' (along with Macmahon Holding @ 60%) – the company undertakes most aspects of railway infrastructure work including signalling and overhead cable installation.
  • Funitel passenger cabins are connected to the overhead cable sections with four spring-loaded grips — two for each cable section.
  • An overhead cable is suspended from towers anchored on either bank of the river, and a "traveller" is installed on the cable.
  • By 1910, the method changed with the 50-ton hoist attaching a block to an overhead cable for lowering [...] to a new loading station.
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