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An example use of cord in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… some cord that you would use to lace at …”
meanings of cord
A long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fiber (rope, for example); such a length of twisted strands considered as a commodity.
Dated form of chord: musical sense.
Misspelling of chord: a cross-section measurement of an aircraft wing.
A small flexible electrical conductor composed of wires insulated separately or in bundles and assembled together usually with an outer cover; the electrical cord of a lamp, sweeper ((US) vacuum cleaner), or other appliance.
Any influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord.
A unit of measurement for firewood, equal to 128 cubic feet (4 × 4 × 8 feet), composed of logs and/or split logs four feet long and none over eight inches diameter. It is usually seen as a stack four feet high by eight feet long.
Any structure having the appearance of a cord, especially a tendon or nerve.
To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.