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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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Mari Cordes, RN gave a slide show of her trip to Haiti where she participated in the earthquake relief effort.
However, the focus on food had arguably come at the expense of non-food, admitted Cordes.
With this cultic view of the priesthood, Cordes opposes the sociological view of pastoral mninistry he has seen in the Church since Vatican II.
Victory for Denman in the Totesport Bowl on Thursday would leave Cordes needing a winner from his list, but he is more concerned about the prospect of a victory for Alan King's Voy Por Ustedes, who features in the lists of a number of close challengers.
Cordes said that (hypermarket) Real's turnover in Turkey in 2008 was 288 million Euros, that of Media Markt (electronics retailer) was 123 million Euros, and that of Metro Cash & Carry (self-service wholesale store) was 896 million Euros.
Eva Cordes is desperately trying to make it in the Hollywood modeling scene and with her hot boyfriend Danny.
Antony Cordes, 63, died after he was in collision with a car following an "altercation" with its 64-year-old driver, Sussex Police said.
Mr Cordes died at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch on November 7
Zetsche decided it would be best for him to take sole control of the ailing German luxury car maker as soon as possible, lest any additional problems develop as disgruntled former MB boss Eckhard Cordes remained at the helm.
said Tuesday that Andreas Renschler, head of the Commercial Vehicles Division at DaimlerChrysler AG, will replace Eckhard Cordes as a non-executive member of its board.