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English noun: cord

1. cord (artifact) a line made of twisted fibers or threads


SamplesThe bundle was tied with a cord.


Broader (hypernym)line


Narrower (hyponym)agal, apron string, bowstring, catgut, chenille, chenille cord, clews, clothesline, fishing line, gut, lace, lacing, laniard, laniard, lanyard, lanyard, log line, perpendicular, piping, plumb line, ripcord, ripcord, sash cord, sash line, slack, static line, string, string, taper, thread, tie, twine, whipcord, wick, wick, yarn

2. cord (quantity) a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet


Broader (hypernym)capacity measure, capacity unit, cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, displacement unit, volume unit

3. cord (artifact) a light insulated conductor for household use


Synonymselectric cord


Broader (hypernym)conductor


Narrower (hyponym)extension cord, power cord

4. cord (artifact) a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton


Synonymscorduroy


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile


Narrower (hyponym)Bedford cord, narrow wale, wide wale


English verb: cord

1. cord (contact) stack in cords


SamplesCord firewood.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)heap, pile, stack

2. cord (contact) bind or tie with a cord


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bind, tie









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