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From Old French corde < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] chorda < Ancient Greek (Doric) χορδά (khorda), Ionic χορδή (khorde) "string of gut, the string of a lyre"
cord (countable except where indicated; plural cords)
- A long, thin, flexible length of twisted strands of fibre/fiber, for example rope; (uncountable) such a length of twisted strands considered as a commodity.
- The burglar tied up the householder with a cord.
- He looped some cord around his fingers.
- A small flexible conductor assembly of insulated wires, "lamp" or "sweeper" cords.
- A unit of measurement used for firewood, equal to 128 cubic feet (4 x 4 x 8 feet).
- (in plural cords) See cords.
- A cross-section measurement of an aircraft's wing.
- (length of twisted strands): cable, rope, string, twine
- (wires surrounded by an insulating coating, used to supply electricity): cable, flex
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