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Noun
1. electric line; electric cable; power cable
  • でんりゅう電流
  • なが流れる
  • でんせん電線
  • コイル
  • ちか近づける
  • コイル
  • にも
  • でんき電気
  • なが流れます
  • When a coil is moved near to a wire with current flowing in it current flows in the coil as well.
2. telephone line; telegraph wire
Wikipedia definition
3. CableA cable is most often two or more wires running side by side and bonded, twisted or braided together to form a single assembly, but can also refer to a heavy strong rope. In mechanics cables, otherwise known as wire ropes, are used for lifting, hauling and towing or conveying force through tension. In electrical engineering cables are used to carry electric currents. An optical cable contains one or more optical fibers in a protective jacket that supports the fibers.
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