Crossword clues for cord
- A cut pile fabric with vertical ribs
- Unit of wood
- Thin rope
- Plug's place
- Horsley's "Guns of Paradise" role
- Auto of the 30's
- Woodpile word
- Classic auto
- Sash or whip follower
- Electricity carrier
- Reo contemporary
- "The Silver ___," Sidney Howard play
- Phone attachment
- Dressing-gown adjunct
- Follower of rip or whip
- Ribbed fabric
- Quantity of wood
- Stack of wood
- Wood measure
- Wood quantity
- 128 cu. ft. of wood
- Parcel adjunct
- Classic '30s auto
- Wood stack
- Part of a parachute
- 128 cubic feet
- Big stack of firewood
- Firewood measure
- It may lead to an outlet
- Telephone attachment
- One may be on the phone
- Telephone part
- Parachute part
- Appliance attachment
- One of a vocal pair
- Drapery attachment
- Literally, with 63-Across, distinguished chef
- Part of a tennis net
- Drawstring, e.g.
- Usually made of cotton
- A line made of twisted fibers or threads
- A unit of amount of wood cut for burning
- A light insulated conductor for household use
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Cord \Cord\ (k[^o]rd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corded; p. pr. & vb. n. Cording.]
To bind with a cord; to fasten with cords; to connect with cords; to ornament or finish with a cord or cords, as a garment.
To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.
Cord \Cord\ (k[^o]rd), n. [F. corde, L. chorda catgut, chord, cord, fr. Gr. chordh`; cf. chola`des intestines, L. haruspex soothsayer (inspector of entrails), Icel. g["o]rn, pl. garnir gut, and E. yarn. Cf. Chord, Yarn.]
A string, or small rope, composed of several strands twisted together.
A solid measure, equivalent to 128 cubic feet; a pile of wood, or other coarse material, eight feet long, four feet high, and four feet broad; -- originally measured with a cord or line.
Fig.: Any moral influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord; an enticement; as, the cords of the wicked; the cords of sin; the cords of vanity.
The knots that tangle human creeds, The wounding cords that bind and strain The heart until it bleeds.
(Anat.) Any structure having the appearance of a cord, esp. a tendon or a nerve. See under Spermatic, Spinal, Umbilical, Vocal.
(Mus.) See Chord. [Obs.]
Cord wood, wood for fuel cut to the length of four feet (when of full measure).
Core \Core\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cord (k?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Coring.]
To take out the core or inward parts of; as, to core an apple.
He's like a corn upon my great toe . . . he must be cored out.
To form by means of a core, as a hole in a casting.
To extract a cylindrical sample from, with a boring device. See core.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, from Old French corde "rope, string, twist, cord," from Latin chorda "string of a musical instrument, cat-gut," from Greek khorde "string, catgut, chord, cord," from PIE root *ghere- "intestine" (see yarn). As a measure of wood (eight feet long, four feet high and wide) first recorded 1610s, so called because it was measured with a cord of rope.
n. 1 A long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fiber (rope, for example); (qualifier: uncountable) such a length of twisted strands considered as a commodity. 2 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 ((qualifier: US) vacuum cleaner), or other appliance. 3 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. 4 (''in plural'' '''cords''') ''See'' cords. 5 (misspelling of chord nodot=1 English): a cross-section measurement of an aircraft wing. 6 (dated form of chord nodot=1 English): musical sense. 7 (context figuratively English) Any influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord. 8 (context anatomy English) Any structure having the appearance of a cord, especially a tendon or nerve. vb. 1 To furnish with cords 2 To tie or fasten with cords 3 To flatten a book during binding 4 To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.
v. stack in cords; "cord firewood"
bind or tie with a cord
The Cord Corporation was founded and run by E. L. Cord as a holding company for his many transportation interests, including Auburn. Cord was noted for its innovative technology and streamlined designs. Cord had a philosophy to build truly different, innovative cars, believing they would also sell well and turn a profit. This did not always work well in practice.
A cord is the amount of wood that, when "racked and well stowed" (arranged so pieces are aligned, parallel, touching and compact), occupies a volume of . This corresponds to a well-stacked woodpile high, long, and deep; or any other arrangement of linear measurements that yields the same volume.
The name cord probably comes from the use of a cord or string to measure it.
Cord (often written as C/O/R/D) are 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. Also, the song "Sea of Trouble" was featured in the NME Essential Bands 2007.
The band split in 2008, however reformed in 2010 and released their second album, 'Later Is Better for Me, If That's Okay?', in 2011 on the NRone record label.
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.
Cord or CORD may refer to:
- Cord (band), a British rock group
- Cord (film), a 2000 film starring Daryl Hannah and Jennifer Tilly
- Cord (sewing), a trimming made of multiple strands of yarn twisted together
- Cord (unit), a unit of measurement for firewood and pulpwood used in North America
- Cord, Arkansas
- Cord Automobile, a former American car marque
- The Cord Weekly, a student newspaper at Wilfrid Laurier University
- Cable, in electronics
- Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders, a non-profit health organization
- Christian Outreach for Relief & Development, a humanitarian organization, based in Leamington Spa, England
- Coalition for Reforms and Democracy, a Kenyan political coalition
- Congress on Research in Dance, a professional society for dance research
- Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, a scientific organization
- Vibrating string
Cord is a peacebuilding charity working with people and communities affected by violent conflict in Africa and Asia. Established in 1967 and located in Leamington Spa, UK, Cord works by "carrying out practical work relieving poverty and promoting social cohesion to build peace, working with people and communities of all faiths or none".
Peacebuilding projects include water and sanitation, education, women's empowerment and capacity building.
The organisation currently works in Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, Laos and Myanmar combining its efforts with the support of individuals, schools, churches, trusts, companies, the British Government, the European Union and the United Nations.
Cord took an active part in gathering support for the victims of the Darfur conflict and are still working with over 250,000 Sudanese who are living in the refugee camps of Eastern Chad.
Cord's Ambassador is BBC Midlands Today presenter, Sarah Falkland. The charity's patrons include British Member of Parliament Chris White and author Gillian Cross. Cord’s Chief Executive is Mark Simmons. Cord is a member of People In Aid, a global network of development and humanitarian assistance agencies which promote, support and recognise good practice in the management of aid personnel.
Usage examples of "cord".
Veda: among them his divine birth is that which is distinguished by the ligation of the zone and sacrificial cord, and in that birth the Gayatri is his mother, and the Acharya his father.
This matter of the cords explains, perhaps, why the population of Asuncion was almost unanimous in favour of the Bishop.
Major Dillon had not one but three stopwatches, all hanging from cords around his neck, and then, as the ferrying of the avgas to the Catalina was carried out, understood what he was doing with them.
The two patrolmen were taking the shortest way back into the city centre, along the state highway that parallels the A14 autostrada from Ancona and the Adriatic coast, looping through the unlovely dormitory suburbs to the north of Bologna to connect with the spinal cord of the Ai.
There were delicate tiny baskets with dyed quill designs, small leather bags embroidered with mollusk-shell beads, and cords twisted and knotted into patterns.
If a bilaterally symmetric creature were equal-ended, the nerve cords would, understandably enough, be expected to be equal-ended as well.
Four Quarters, then took the birdstone his father had given him, an intricately carved piece of basalt about the size of his thumb attached to a slender linen cord, and twirled it until it sang.
She was tiny compared to the others, with a cute round face and a mop of curly hair and she was holding up a single bluegill on a nylon cord.
But Bollo, who had gone out and broken the thick corded ice of the well, informed me it stank, not fit to drink.
The bonds around her ankles fell away, a knife blade slid between her wrists, severing those cords, and then whatever held her gag in place was untied.
Then three spare cords should be carried for each bow, with a great store of arrow-heads, besides the brigandines of chain mail, the wadded steel caps, and the brassarts or arm-guards, which were the proper equipment of the archer.
I be surprised when I regained consciousness to find that I was naked, apart from a breechclout, and that my hands were lashed together with cords and that I was yoked to what remained of my men?
Then he created a browband with another cord, pulling some of the rest of her hair with it across her forehead to join the braid on the other side.
But Maude and Alice seized the lovely brownette and dragged her down the steps, then removed all of her clothes except a pair of black silk drawers, tying her wrists and ankles with slim cords which were in turn made fast to rings sewn into the couch.
Jerry and his accoutrements but two of the spears, and the cord with which the bushranger had bound him.