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cord

noun [C, U]
 
 
/kɔːd/
STRING thick string, or a piece of thisCords, ropes, cables and string
WIRE ( also UK flex) a piece of wire covered in plastic, used to connect electrical equipment to a power supply: an electrical cord a telephone cord →  See also umbilical cord Cords, ropes, cables and stringElectrical components and circuitry
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