corded

adjective
cord·​ed | \ ˈkȯr-dəd How to pronounce corded (audio) \

Definition of corded

1a : made of or provided with cords or ridges specifically : muscled in ridges
b of a muscle : tense, taut
2 : bound, fastened, or wound about with cords
3 : striped or ribbed with or as if with cord : twilled corded fabric
4 : equipped with an electrical cord a corded phone

Examples of corded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most commonly, bug zappers are corded and need to be plugged into an outlet to work. Better Homes & Gardens, 7 June 2022 What to Consider Gas-engine leaf vacuums are far more powerful than corded or cordless models and more resistant to clogging, especially when pulling in twigs or wet leaves, or a combination of the two. Alex Rennie, Popular Mechanics, 29 Apr. 2022 Other innovations across both cordless and corded models include comfortable grips, easy to empty dust cups, washable filters, multiple speeds and more. Carolyn Forté, Good Housekeeping, 3 May 2022 Also, gas-engine vacs are far more mobile than corded machines. Alex Rennie, Popular Mechanics, 29 Apr. 2022 The corded accessory features customizable Chroma RGB lighting, plus zippy response times and a couple of extra thumb buttons. Louryn Strampe, Wired, 28 Nov. 2021 But corded models don't provide as much freedom since you can be restricted by outlet placement and cord length. Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Mar. 2022 Lomi Lomi is to regular composting what the iPhone is to an old corded one. Deanna Kizis, Sunset Magazine, 31 Mar. 2022 The corded accessory features customizable Chroma RGB lighting, plus zippy response times and a couple of extra thumb buttons. Louryn Strampe, Wired, 28 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of corded

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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27 Jun 2022

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“Corded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corded. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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