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1. string or thin rope made of several twisted strands
2. a length of woven or twisted strands of silk, etc., sewn on clothing or used as a belt
3. a ribbed fabric, esp corduroy
4. US and Canadian a flexible insulated electric cable, used esp to connect appliances to mains
5. Anatomy any part resembling a string or rope
6. a unit of volume for measuring cut wood, equal to 128 cubic feet



(1) A very strong twisted thread of cotton or chemical fiber used in the rubber industry for the manufacture of textile products that serve as semifinished components of rubber goods (such as tires).

(2) A woolen fabric, characterized by a special type of weave that forms longitudinal grooves (3–8 mm wide) along its face. Depending on its strength and thickness, cord is used in the manufacture of dresses, suits, and coats. The heaviest and most durable cord serves as excellent material for automobile upholstery.

What does it mean when you dream about a cord?

Sometimes restriction, but, alternatively, the bonds we have with others. The umbilical cord indicates dependency, and in those kinds of situations we talk about “cutting the cord.”


A small, very flexible insulated cable.
A unit of measure for wood stacked for fuel or pulp; equals 4 × 4 × 8, or 128 cubic feet (approximately 3.6246 cubic meters).
A long, flexible, cylindrical construction of natural or synthetic fibers twisted or woven together.
Strands of material forming the plies in a motor vehicle tire.

electric cord

One or more flexible insulated electric conductors in a flexible insulating covering which is equipped with terminals.
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Mrs Farmer said: 'Mum was the one who cut the umbilical cord, it only seemed fair.
If you are a Labour party member/supporter,and feel ashamed of what is being done in your name, the solution is easy -withdraw your support for this evil occupation and help cut the umbilical cord that is still firmly attached to our 200-year-old, delinquent and dangerous child -that is the USA.
It was time to cut the umbilical cord from my husband and go hunting with the girls,'' said Marshall, who's into her second season of hunting.
watch the fecal snake and be content, he said, cut the umbilical cord,
Come the new millennium and Tunisia will have cut the umbilical cord that still loosely attaches it to the developing world and will take its place among the developed nations.
His father caught him and his grandmother cut the umbilical cord.
Cordguard II is a patented concept for a device used by an obstetrician to clamp and cut the umbilical cord and acquire an uncontaminated neonatal blood sample immediately after birth.
com) an all-in-one umbilical cord clamping and cutting system, allows the physician to use one hand to clamp and cut the umbilical cord in one motion.
He turned up to the birth five hours late, cut the umbilical cord and left saying police were taking him back to safety.
Upon arriving at an Abu Dhabi hospital and before her examination, the defendant entered the washroom where she gave birth to the child, cut the umbilical cord, and wrapped it around the baby's throat, causing it to suffocate and die.
It was Mo who cut the umbilical cord and held the twins first after their birth.