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English definition of “cord”

cord

noun (ROPE/WIRE)    /kɔːd/ US  /kɔːrd/
[C or U] (a length of) rope or string made of twisted threads: Where's the cord that ties back the curtains? Do you have some cord that I can tie this parcel up with?Cords, ropes, cables and string [C or U] (UK also flex) a piece of wire covered in plastic, used to connect electrical equipment to a power supply: an extension cordElectrical switches and connections
(Definition of cord noun (ROPE/WIRE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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