cords

Definitions

  • Forming points with cords
    Forming points with cords
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cords cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Brain and spinal cord Brain and spinal cord
A View of the Vocal Cords A View of the Vocal Cords
The Different Positions of the Vocal Cords The Different Positions of the Vocal Cords

Quotations

  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “A phoneless cord is a great device for people who love peace and quiet.”
  • Robert Burton
    Robert%20Burton
    “No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “A threefold cord is not quickly broken.”

Usage

In literature:

Third, a piece of whip-cord about six yards long.
"The Coral Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
The cavities in these in these vesicles are continuous with a hollow running through the spinal cord.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Ni-ha-be forgot the brown hair and handsome face of the Knotted Cord.
"The Talking Leaves" by William O. Stoddard
This inflation of the ventricles brings their upper margins, formed by the false vocal cords, into contact.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
While I was getting cord and nails I heard a noise in the courtyard.
"The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)" by Alexandre Dumas père
The remaining part of the web is then brought around the face of the hood and across the back, as one would sew a cord.
"Spool Knitting" by Mary A. McCormack
At each of the four corners there is a cord hanging down from the sky.
"Myths and Legends of the Great Plains" by Unknown
They made a long cord that would reach over a long trail.
"Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children" by Mabel Powers
Dem beds was made wid big high posties and strung wid cords for springs.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I used to make my top spin round with a cord; I wonder if I can use the cord here.
"An American Robinson Crusoe" by Samuel. B. Allison
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In poetry:

There is no cord, however strong,
That time will not its fibers rend,
Nor weary road, however long,
But constant march will find its end.
"Valedictory On Leaving San Francisco, California." by James Madison Bell
They piled the stiffs outside the door;
They made, I reckon, a cord or more.
Girls went that winter, as a rule,
Alone to spellin'-school.
"The Mystery Of Gilgal" by John Hay
But why from thought should fresh doubt start—
An ever-lengthening cord?
Might he not make my troubled heart
Right sure it was the Lord?
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
"Though winds blow cold and I grow old,
My tent is fast and fair:
The pegs are dead men's stout right arms,
The cords, their golden hair."
"The Ballad of Zacho (a Greek legend)" by James Elroy Flecker
As with the cord, and with the road,
E'en so with all our friendships here,
Howe'er so worthily bestowed;
Our loves may be as fond and dear;
"Valedictory On Leaving San Francisco, California." by James Madison Bell
Thou siren nymph, ethereal sprite,
Thou skilful charmer of mankind,
Oh, when wilt thou lead man aright,
And when will they thy cords unbind?
"Love" by Thomas Frederick Young

In news:

Medical-Grade Power Supplies, Power Cords , and Battery Packs.
Glue the end of the cord and hold it in place until dry.
E-waste pack rats rejoice: The cord coaster is just one of Randy Sarafan's bright ideas.
Cable cord project excerpted from 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer (and Other Discarded Electronics).
Wireless Charging Lets You Cut The Cords .
Mellowing Jeff Tweedy Trades His Denim for Cords .
Why is it OK to wire a luminaire with a cord when it's in the open, but not OK to use that same cord in a suspended ceiling.
It's the Vocal Cords That Matter Most.
All cords were tested to the full requirements of TIA/EIA-568-B.
Testing project shows most patch cords fail.
Ever since the days of the Egyptians, doctors have believed that injuries to the spinal cord and other parts of the central nervous system were beyond medicine's reach.
Researchers in Florida yesterday performed the nation's first transplant of fetal tissue into a person with a spinal cord injury, an effort that they hope will pioneer a new approach to arresting and possibly reversing disability.
Defying Irreversibility In Spinal Cord Injuries.
Jibs are built with internal cords on the foot and the leech.
Polyp had developed on his vocal cords.
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In science:

While this is significantly lower than estimates made by Cordes et al. (2006), it is consistent with recent independent work carried out by Faucher-Gigu`ere & Kaspi (private communication).
The Parkes multibeam pulsar survey: VI. Discovery and timing of 142 pulsars and a Galactic population analysis
Based on the electron density model of Cordes & Lazio (2002), we infer a radial distribution for the pulsar population which peaks at 4 kpc from the Galactic centre.
The Parkes multibeam pulsar survey: VI. Discovery and timing of 142 pulsars and a Galactic population analysis
Using the Cordes & Lazio (2002) model in our simulations, the best-fitting model population under-predicts the number of pulsars found in the Swinburne intermediate and high latitude surveys.
The Parkes multibeam pulsar survey: VI. Discovery and timing of 142 pulsars and a Galactic population analysis
Pulsar surveys which are currently on-going are the Perseus arm (PA) survey with the Parkes multibeam system and the PALFA surveys with Arecibo (Cordes et al. 2006).
The Parkes multibeam pulsar survey: VI. Discovery and timing of 142 pulsars and a Galactic population analysis
Cartes, hypercartes, et diagrammes de cordes.
A bijection for rooted maps on orientable surfaces
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