Meaning of CORD in English

CORD

noun

1 string/rope

ADJECTIVE

▪ thick , thin

▪ long , short

▪ strong

▪ elastic , leather , nylon , silk

▪ bungee ( AmE )

▪ gold , silver

a silk bag tied with a gold ~

▪ dressing-gown ( BrE )

▪ nerve , spinal , umbilical , vocal

… OF CORD

▪ length , piece

You need a piece of thick ~ about two feet long.

VERB + CORD

▪ pull

▪ knot , tie (sth with)

He knotted the ~ of his dressing gown. ( BrE )

▪ undo , untie

2 ( esp. AmE ) electrical cable ⇨ See also ↑ flex

ADJECTIVE

▪ long

▪ electric , electrical

▪ power

▪ extension

▪ phone , telephone

… OF CORD

▪ length

VERB + CORD

▪ plug in

▪ pull out , unplug , yank , yank out

▪ cut

Cutters are useful for cutting electric ~ to the right length.

CORD + VERB

▪ connect sth

a ~ connecting two PCs

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