Sentence Examples


  • Brewing, saw-milling, boat-building, and the manufacture of biscuits, soap and submarine cables are also carried on.
  • Actual or projected routes for telegraph cables across the deep sea have also been sounded with extreme accuracy in many cases; but beyond these lines of sounding the vast spaces of the ocean remain unplumbed save for the rare researches of scientific expeditions, such as those of the " Challenger," the " Valdivia," the " Albatross " and the " Scotia."
  • This formula is important in connexion with the capacity of electric cables, which consist of a cylindrical conductor (a wire) enclosed in a conducting sheath.
  • Emden is also of importance as the station of the submarine cables connecting Germany with England, North America and Spain.
  • Telegraph and telephone cables join these ports, but a regular passenger route does not exist owing to the unsuitability of Portpatrick.
 

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