Associations to the word «Chord»


CHORD, noun. ​(music) A harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously.
CHORD, noun. (geometry) A straight line between two points of a curve.
CHORD, noun. (engineering) A horizontal member of a truss.
CHORD, noun. (aeronautics) The distance between the leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow.
CHORD, noun. (computing) A keyboard shortcut that involves two or more distinct keypresses, such as Ctrl+M followed by P.
CHORD, noun. The string of a musical instrument.
CHORD, noun. (anatomy) A cord.
CHORD, noun. (graph theory) An edge that is not part of a cycle but connects two vertices of the cycle.
CHORD, verb. (transitive) To write chords for.
CHORD, verb. (music) To accord; to harmonize together.
CHORD, verb. (transitive) To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune.
CHORD PROGRESSION, noun. (music) movement of chords by the same interval and/or the interval's inversion
CHORD PROGRESSIONS, noun. Plural of chord progression

Dictionary definition

CHORD, noun. A straight line connecting two points on a curve.
CHORD, noun. A combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together.
CHORD, verb. Play chords on (a string instrument).
CHORD, verb. Bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn