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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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No esta en el CORDIAM ni en el DLE ni en el cORDE con el significado de 'chiste o hazana jocosa'.
In a visit to Chicago's derelict South Side, Corde reads the signs of this human impoverishment.
Formacion CORDE CE Preasa expatriar 1769, 1774 1766, (< fr.
Reunimos un total de 187 ejemplos de su merced y sus variantes utilizado por personajes negros en textos de 26 autores publicados en 7 paises actuales: en Lipski (2005b) hay 87 ejemplos y en CORDE hay 100 ejemplos con similares caracteristicas (ver Tabla 1 en Anexo).
The university was asked to rewrite its statutes to keep them in accord with Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the basic constitution governing Catholic schools.
Tampoco se han incluido en el analisis los textos en verso recogidos en el CORDE.
Dorein Nieuwenhiujsen se encarga de la evolucion de los pronombres conmusco y convusco a partir del CORDE y trata la problematica alrededor de las herramientas de busqueda en diferentes manuscritos.
Ex corde gave new impetus to the discussion of the mission of all Catholic higher education institutions and challenged them to respond in very concrete ways.
This issue of a juridical connection between universities and the Church as essential to a Catholic university would later be a neuralgic issue in the discussions of Ex corde Ecclesiae.
My eldest son Corde didn't even believe I knew him.
Serving as his son's best man was lames Corde Wilson Jr.
The physical violence performed by the narrator of "Le Mauvais vitrier" finds its figurative counterpart in another prose poem, "La Corde.