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 Shoppers on the hunt for a new corded vacuum cleaner can officially end their search here. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Tuesday," 15 Sep. 2020 When cordless batteries wear down, a corded tool can just keep on trucking. The Editors, Outdoor Life, "Three Keys to Selecting Your Next Electric Fillet Knife," 19 Sep. 2019 Gas-engine chainsaws are loud–about 105 decibels; a cordless chainsaw is roughly equal to a corded electric circular saw, at about 100 decibels. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Battery-Powered Chainsaws," 9 Dec. 2020 Pamper your pooch in a bath that will work wonders for their coat type, from wiry or smooth to corded or silky. Christina Vercelletto, CNN Underscored, "41 gifts for pets and the people who love them," 20 Nov. 2020 Also on sale is the Shark Rocket Ultra-light corded stick vacuum, which falls 25% from its retail price of $199.99 to $149.99. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "Shark vacuum cleaners are deeply discounted at Bed Bath & Beyond right now," 18 Sep. 2020 While everything from televisions to cookware is up for grab for less, one of the major highlights of the retailer's sale is a super compact floor cleaner that's widely lauded by shoppers—the Shark Rocket HV301 ultra-light corded stick vacuum. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "This best-selling Shark Rocket vacuum is super compact—and it's on sale," 11 Nov. 2020 These issues won't come up with corded models; however, some consumers cite the power cords of epilators are unusually short. Sian Babish,, "The best epilator of 2020," 1 Oct. 2020 Today, this Shark Rocket HV302 corded stick vacuum is on sale for $169.99, down $30 from its usual $199.99. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Tuesday," 15 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of corded

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

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“Corded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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