1) v. to install steel cable or synthetic rope between branches within a tree to limit movement and provide supplemental support. 2) n. steel wires twisted together in a uniform helical arrangement; cable intended for arboricultural applications typically contain seven wires that are zinc-coated. 3) n. steel or fiber ropes installed between branches within a tree to limit movement and provide supplemental support.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
cable (noun)
1.
a) a strong rope especially of 10 inches (25 centimeters) or more in circumference
b) a cable-laid rope
c) a wire rope or metal chain of great tensile strength
d) a wire or wire rope by which force is exerted to control or operate a mechanism
2.
- cable length
3.
a) an assembly of electrical conductors insulated from each other but laid up together (as by being twisted around a central core)
b) - cablegram , also a radio message or telegram
4.
something resembling or fashioned like a cable - a fiber-optic cable
5.
- cable television a house with cable
cable (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to fasten with or as if with a cable
2.
to provide with a cable or - cables
3.
to telegraph by submarine cable
4.
intransitive verb
to make into a cable or into a form resembling a cable to communicate by a submarine cable
Cable (biographical name)
George Washington 1844–1925 Am. nov.
cable (Wikipedia)

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