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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A solid string.

Usage examples (27)
  • No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.
  • The bundle was tied with a cord
  • cord firewood
  • Finally, the "cord" is made from twisted strips of the same painted dryer sheets. for more
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  • A "chord" is musical notes played together for harmony, a "cord" is a material used to tie things, while "cored" is the past tense of core, which is to remove the center of a fruit.
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