cord·​less | \ ˈkȯrd-ləs How to pronounce cordless (audio) \

Definition of cordless

: having no cord especially : powered by a battery a cordless telephone

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Home Depot: Nail gun are going for cheap today only, and a DeWALT 60-volt brushless cordless electric air compressor kit is going for $329, down from $400. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Today's Best Deals: A DeWalt Drill Set Going for Cheap," 17 Apr. 2018 The firm manufactures cordless power tools for home use and the construction industry. Darryl Enriquez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "More jobs predicted as Brookfield's largest employer, Milwaukee Tool, moves forward with expansion," 6 June 2018 Compact reciprocating saws - corded or cordless - cost $80-$120, depending on make and model. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Fillet blade a cut above the rest for anglers," 6 June 2018 The trend of cordless outdoor power equipment encompasses all types of tools—from leaf blowers to lawn mowers. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "Dewalt Introduces Two New Cordless Lawn Mowers," 29 Mar. 2018 Dewalt has jumped into the game by introducing two new cordless lawn mowers, one of which is powered by their 20V MAX and 20V/60V Flexvolt battery platform, which is the same battery that runs their cordless power tool lineup. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "Dewalt Introduces Two New Cordless Lawn Mowers," 29 Mar. 2018 There's the GreenWorks 8-inch cordless pole saw, going for $111 down from $167. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Let 'Er Rip With These Discounted Chainsaws," 3 Nov. 2017 Brushless tools are approximately 30% more expensive to make than standard cordless tools, and the batteries to power them are typically out of reach for most DIYers. Doug Mahoney, Popular Mechanics, "What's So Great About Brushless Motor Power Tools?," 12 Jan. 2018 This handheld cordless makeup device is like having a professional makeup artist at your beck and call. Carly Cardellino, Cosmopolitan, "The 16 Best Beauty Innovations of 2015," 21 Dec. 2015

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First Known Use of cordless

1906, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cordless was in 1906

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English Language Learners Definition of cordless

: powered by a battery rather than by electricity through a cord

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