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chord

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noun \ ˈkȯrd \

Definition of chord

:three or more musical tones sounded simultaneously

Origin and Etymology of chord

alteration of Middle English cord, short for accord


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chord

verb

Definition of chord

intransitive verb
1 :accord
2 :to play chords especially on a stringed instrument
transitive verb
1 :to make chords on

Examples of chord in a Sentence

  1. the revised system chords perfectly with the original goals

First Known Use of chord

14th century

chord Synonyms


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chord

noun

Definition of chord

1 :cord 3a
2 :a straight line segment joining and included between two points on a circle; broadly :a straight line joining two points on a curve
3 :an individual emotion or disposition
  • struck a responsive chord
4 :either of the two outside members of a truss connected and braced by the web members
5 :the straight line distance joining the leading and trailing edges of an airfoil

Origin and Etymology of chord

alteration of 1cord



CHORD Defined for Kids

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chord

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noun \ ˈkȯrd \

Definition of chord for Students

:a group of tones sounded together to form harmony

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chord

noun

Definition of chord for Students

:a straight line joining two points on a curve

Medical Dictionary

chord

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noun \ ˈkȯrd \

medical Definition of chord

:cord 2


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