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Noun: chord  kord
  1. A straight line connecting two points on a curve
     
  2. A combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
     
  3. (aeronautics) the distance between the leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow
     
  4. (engineering) a horizontal member of a truss
Verb: chord  kord
  1. (music) play chords on (a string instrument)
     
  2. (music) bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing
    - harmonize, harmonise [Brit]

Sounds like: cord

Derived forms: chords, chording, chorded

Type of: alter, change, modify, musical note, note, play, straight line, tone

Encyclopedia: Chord