Associations to the word «Cord»


CORD, noun. A long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fiber (rope, for example); (uncountable) such a length of twisted strands considered as a commodity.
CORD, noun. 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 ((US) vacuum cleaner), or other appliance.
CORD, noun. A unit of measurement for firewood, equal to 128 cubic feet (4 × 4 × 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.
CORD, noun. (in plural cords) See cords.
CORD, noun. Misspelling of chord: a cross-section measurement of an aircraft wing.
CORD, noun. Dated form of chord: musical sense.
CORD, noun. (figuratively) Any influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord.
CORD, noun. (anatomy) Any structure having the appearance of a cord, especially a tendon or nerve.
CORD, verb. To furnish with cords
CORD, verb. To tie or fasten with cords
CORD, verb. To flatten a book during binding
CORD, verb. To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.

Dictionary definition

CORD, noun. A line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord".
CORD, noun. A unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet.
CORD, noun. A light insulated conductor for household use.
CORD, noun. A cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton.
CORD, verb. Stack in cords; "cord firewood".
CORD, verb. Bind or tie with a cord.

Wise words

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