Sentence Examples


  • In 1851 he began his engineering career as apprentice in an establishment at Manchester, and subsequently he entered Newall's submarine cable works at Birkenhead.
  • Communication with the United States is effected by land lines to Valparaiso, and thence by a cable along the west coast.
  • Even the splash of the anchor in the water, and the noise of the cable running out through the hawse-hole, in no way disturbed them at their occupation, or caused them to evince the slightest curiosity.
  • Large numbers of additional soundings have been made in recent years by cable ships, by the expeditions of H.S.H.
  • There are telegraph and telephone lines between Lome and Little Popo, and both places are in telegraphic communication with the Gold Coast and Dahomey, and thus with the international cable system.

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