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German translation of “cord”

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cord

noun /koːd/
(a piece of) thin rope or thick string
die Schnur
The burglars tied up the nightwatchman with thick cord.
a string-like part of the body
das Band
the spinal cord the vocal cords.
a length of electric cable or flex attached to an electrical appliance
die Leitungsschnur
the cord of his electric razor.
a kind of velvet fabric with a ribbed appearance; (in plural) trousers made of this
der Kordstoff
a pair of cords.
(Definition of cord from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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