a line made of twisted fibers or threads
"the bundle was tied with a cord"
a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet
cord, electric cord(noun)
a light insulated conductor for household use
a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
stack in cords
bind or tie with a cord
A long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fibre/fiber (rope, for example); (uncountable) such a length of twisted strands considered as a commodity.
A small flexible electrical conductor composed of wires insulated separately or in bundles and assembled together usually with an outer cover; the electrical cord of a lamp, sweeper ( vacuum cleaner), or other appliance.
A unit of measurement for firewood, equal to 128 cubic feet (4 x 4 x 8 feet), composed of logs and/or split logs four feet long and none over eight inches diameter. It is usually seen as a stack four feet high by eight feet long.
(in plural cords) See cords.
: a cross-section measurement of an aircraft wing.
To furnish with cords
To tie or fasten with cords
To flatten a book during binding
Origin: From corde, from chorda, from (Doric) χορδά, Ionic χορδή
a string, or small rope, composed of several strands twisted together
a solid measure, equivalent to 128 cubic feet; a pile of wood, or other coarse material, eight feet long, four feet high, and four feet broad; -- originally measured with a cord or line
fig.: Any moral influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord; an enticement; as, the cords of the wicked; the cords of sin; the cords of vanity
any structure having the appearance of a cord, esp. a tendon or a nerve. See under Spermatic, Spinal, Umbilical, Vocal
to bind with a cord; to fasten with cords; to connect with cords; to ornament or finish with a cord or cords, as a garment
to arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord
Origin: [F. corde, L. chorda catgut, chord, cord, fr. Gr. chordh`; cf. chola`des intestines, L. haruspex soothsayer (inspector of entrails), Icel. grn, pl. garnir gut, and E. yarn. Cf. Chord, Yarn.]
Cord are a four-piece band from Norfolk, UK. Originally signed by Island Records on a five album deal they were released from their contract in March 2007. The band's song "Go Either Way" is featured on the soundtrack for EA's video game Madden NFL 07. Also, the song "Sea of Trouble" was featured in the NME Essential Bands 2007. The band split in 2008, however reformed in 2010 and released their second album, 'Later Is Better for Me, If That's Okay?', in 2011 on the NRone record label.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kord, n. a small rope or thick kind of string: something resembling a cord, as 'spinal cord,' 'umbilical cord,' &c.: (fig.) anything that binds or restrains: a measure of firewood, originally determined by the use of a cord or string.—v.t. to supply with a cord: to bind with a cord.—n. Cord′age, a quantity of cords or ropes, as the rigging of a ship, &c.—adj. Cord′ed, fastened with cords: furrowed, as with cords: (her.) wound about with cords: piled in 'cords.'—ns. Cord′-grass, a genus of grasses of which one species found in muddy salt-marshes is used for making ropes; Cord′ing, the act of binding: cordage; Cord′ite, an approved smokeless gunpowder, so called from its cord-like appearance; Cord′-wood, wood put up in 'cords.' [Fr. corde—L. chorda. See Chord.]
What does CORD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the CORD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
The numerical value of cord in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.
He [Walker] was in the room. There's no other person that I'm thinking about as I'm cutting this umbilical cord.
It was oblong, egg-shaped, you could say, I think aluminum, with a cord coming out of it leading to a small plastic box that contained a battery.
He who joyfully marches in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
If there is so much stuff going on that you can't find what you want, it doesn't feel like a value, if you can demonstrate the value of that pay TV service, people aren't going to cord cut.
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- шнур, канап, кабел, връвBulgarian
- cable, corda, cordillCatalan, Valencian
- šňůra, provazCzech
- Kabel, Schnur, Kordel, CordGerman
- cable, cuerda, hilo, cordónSpanish
- johto, piuha, naruFinnish
- teud, teud-dealainScottish Gaelic
- zsinór, fonalHungarian
- 縄, コード, 線Japanese
- zeel, touw, kabel, koordDutch
- tau, ledningNorwegian
- corda, caboPortuguese
- cablu, coardă, cordonRomanian
- провод, кабель, верёвка, шнурRussian
- sladd, famn, kabel, tråd, ledningSwedish
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