HyperDic: cord

English > 6 senses of the word cord:
NOUNartifactcorda line made of twisted fibers or threads
quantitycorda unit of amount of wood cut for burning
artifactcord, electric corda light insulated conductor for household use
artifactcord, corduroya cut pile fabric with vertical ribs
VERBcontactcordstack in cords
contactcordbind or tie with a cord
cord > pronunciation
Soundskao'rd
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > cord: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA line made of twisted fibers or threads.
Example"the bundle was tied with a cord"
NarroweragalA cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh
apron string(usually used in the plural) a cord used to tie an apron at the waist
bowstringThe string of an archer's bow
catgut, gutA strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
chenille, chenille cordA soft tufted cord used in embroidery
clewsThe cords used to suspend a hammock
clotheslineA cord on which clothes are hung to dry
fishing lineA length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
lace, lacingA cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
lanyard, laniardA cord worn around the neck to hold a knife or whistle
lanyard, laniardA cord with an attached hook that is used to fire certain types of cannon
log lineA knotted cord that runs out from a reel to a piece of wood that is attached to it
pipingA thin strip of covered cord used to edge hems
plumb line, perpendicularA cord from which a metal weight is suspended pointing directly to the earth's center of gravity
ripcordA cord that is pulled to open a parachute from its pack during a descent
ripcordA cord that is pulled to open the gasbag of a balloon wide enough to release gas and so causes the balloon to descend
sash cord, sash lineA strong cord connecting a sash weight to a sliding sash
slackA cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely
static lineA cord used instead of a ripcord to open a parachute
string, twineA lightweight cord
stringA tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed
thread, yarnA fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing / sewing and weaving
tieA cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied
whipcordClosely twisted hard cord used for the lashes of whips
wick, taperA loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
wickAny piece of cord that conveys liquid / liquid by capillary action
BroaderlineSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
Spanishcable, cordel, cordón, cuerda, hilo
Catalancorda, cordill
Verbscordbind or tie with a cord
English > cord: 6 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet.
Broadervolume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unitA unit of measurement of volume or capacity
Verbscordstack in cords
English > cord: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA light insulated conductor for household use.
Synonymelectric cord
Narrowerextension cordAn electric cord used to extend the length of a power cord
power cordA cord to conduct power to an electrical appliance / appliance
BroaderconductorA device designed to transmit electricity, heat / heat, etc.
Adjectivescordlessnot having a cord
English > cord: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton.
Synonymcorduroy
NarrowerBedford cordA heavy corded fabric similar to corduroy
narrow walecorduroy with narrow ribs
wide walecorduroy with wide ribs
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Spanishpana
Catalanpana
English > cord: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstack in cords.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cord firewood"
Broaderstack, pile, heapArrange in stacks
Nounscorda unit of amount of wood cut for burning
English > cord: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBind or tie with a cord.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadertie, bindFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
Spanishamarrar
Nounscorda line made of twisted fibers or threads

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