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cords, plural;
  1. Attach a cord to

Noun
  1. Long thin flexible string or rope made from several twisted strands
    • - hang the picture from a rail on a length of cord
  2. A length of such material, typically one used to fasten or move a specified object
    • - a dressing-gown cord
  3. An anatomical structure resembling a length of cord (e.g., the spinal cord, the umbilical cord)
    • - the baby was still attached to its mother by the cord
  4. A flexible insulated cable used for carrying electric current to an appliance

  5. Ribbed fabric, esp. corduroy
    • - cord jackets
  6. Corduroy pants
    • - he was dressed in faded black cords
  7. A cordlike rib on fabric

  8. A measure of cut wood, usually 128 cubic feet (3.62 cu m)


  1. a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
  2. stack in cords; "cord firewood"
  3. a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet
  4. bind or tie with a cord
  5. a light insulated conductor for household use
  6. a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
  7. Cord was the brand name of a United States automobile, manufactured by the Auburn Automobile Company from 1929 through 1932 and again in 1936 and 1937.
  8. Cord (often written as C/O/R/D) were 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. ...
  9. Cord (also released as Hide and Seek) is a 2000 Thriller film directed by Sidney J. Furie and starring Daryl Hannah, Jennifer Tilly, Bruce Greenwood, and Vincent Gallo.
  10. In sewing, cord is a trimming made by twisting or plying two or more strands of yarn together. Cord is used in a number of textile arts including dressmaking, upholstery, macramé, and couching.
  11. The manufacture of textiles is one of the oldest of human technologies. To make textiles, the first requirement is a source of fibre from which a yarn can be made, primarily by spinning. (Both fibre and fiber are used in this article. ...
  12. The cord is a unit of measure of dry volume used in Canada and the United States to measure firewood and pulpwood. A cord is defined as , corresponding to a woodpile wide, high and long. Any other arrangement of linear measurements that yields a volume of is acceptable. ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. (CORDS) Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support
  15. (Cords) Texture of lines left by a grooming machine found on newly groomed runs.  aka corduroy, roy.
  16. (Cords) This is a term that describes the sharing of demonic spirits between persons who have soul ties through the same unconfessed generational sin or participation in the same sin activity. ...
  17. (Cords) Used to connect your telephone handset to the base unit. To determine the length of cord you need, think about your work area and how you utilize the phone.
  18. (Cords) basketball games glossary term for basketball net.
  19. (The cords) cloth forming the body of the tire, woven between the two beads. Most modern tires use nylon cords.
  20. (cords) The mechanism that allows double-hung windows to open easily, stay open (without a stick propping them up), and shut.
  21. Cords give one the sensation that others have a 'personality' (emotional tone) when one things about them. They can be 'seen' as hollow tubes between people.
  22. Cord is twisted fibre, usually intermediate between rope and string. It is also used as a shortened form of corduroy.
  23. Visible deficiencies in the glass quality product itself from streaking to slight color haziness.
  24. A small, flexible insulated cable.
  25. Strands of twisted or woven threads stitched between two layers of material for stiffening (used in corsets at the end of c19th, and petticoats in the first half of c19th).