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English definition of “cordless”

cordless

adjective uk   /ˈkɔːd.ləs/ us    /ˈkɔːrd-/
describes an electrical tool or piece of equipment that operates without needing to be permanently connected by a wire to an electrical supply: a cordless drill/ironElectrical switches and connections
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