Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L chorda, a gut, a string made of a gut, Gr. chordh`. In the sense of a string or small rope, in general, it is written cord,. See Cord
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. chorda—Gr. chordē, an intestine.
His voice failed to touch any chord of memory and cause it to vibrate in recognition.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
If the vocal chords are tense, the pitch is high.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
The group of men at the table, heretofore indifferent to proceedings, looked up when a thundering chord broke the stillness.
"Mr. Opp" by Alice Hegan Rice
In the second period there is an intense and almost strained expression due to the chord of 4-2, the seventh low in the bass.
"The Masters and their Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
Then the voice died away in a solemn E-flat major chord, and everything was as if sunk in the bottom of the sea.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
It must have struck a vibrant chord in the old man's breast.
"Emily Brontë" by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
The music which he sang was of the simplest nature and the chords suggested themselves to his ear.
"The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters" by Edward S. Ellis
A crash of chords from the piano melted into a rippling prelude, and Winifred breathed easier when her friend began to sing.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
The chords so exquisitely touched in our hearts to-day will vibrate for an age.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
In geometry, any part of a circle which is bounded by an arc and its chord, or so much of the circle as is cut off by that chord.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
One master chord we couldn't sound
For lost the keys,
Yet she hinted of it as she sang
Between our knees.
"To A Cabaret Dancer" by Djuna Barnes
The tiny trembling tendons
That twine about the heart,
Are chords that yield a music
Unknown to vocal art.
"Heartstrings" by Jared Barhite
To-morrows! Dread unknown!
What fates may they not bring?
What is the chord? the tone?
The key in which they sing?
""To-Morrows"" by Abram Joseph Ryan
Upon the hazel gray
The lyre of Autumn hangs unstrung
And o?er its tremulous chords are flung
The finges of decay.
"Autumnal Nightfall" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is as if a silver chord
Were suddenly grown mute,
And life's song with its rhythm warred
Against a silver lute.
"To A Dead Friend" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
A melody that has no words
Of mortal speech a part,
Yet touching all the deepest chords
That tremble in the heart:
"A Sunset Fantasy" by Victor James Daley
How to Fortify Power- Chord Ideas with Single-Note Lines and Diads.
Cost of fairgrounds concerts hitting a rough chord with City Council.
'Mice and Men' cast strikes emotional chord .
I never thought I would write a letter to the editor, but your article on the rattlesnake named Striker, struck a real chord with me ("Placer High loses its fiercest biology lesson," Journal, Oct 5).
Kptm.com Musician's Friend Strikes a Chord with Consumers with Launch of New Interactive Digital Catalog.
Music strikes a chord with Troxel.
When John first picked up a guitar at age 8, it was to emulate the soaring chords of the '70s rock band Boston.
Instead of classic rock, though, he had John learning classical music chords .
'Pitch Perfect' strikes the right chord .
Armed with a sense of adventure and determination, McKenzie tracked down — by any means necessary — his musical heroes, talking a little shop and even strumming a few chords in their presence.
I worked more with chord progressions and chord structures, things like that.
Q&A: Jens Lekman on New Album, Doing Push-Ups and His New Favorite Chord .
When I struggle with just a couple of chords and you see these guys on-stage, doing what they're doing, I'd say that my skill level is rudimentary to remedial at best, but it's only heightened my appreciation of what the heroes can do.
So apparently Nicki Minaj has bruised her vocal chords and has had to cancel a few performances.
Nicki Minaj Vocal Chord Injury.
B) Devise an experiment to select randomly a chord in a circle of radius r .
Monte Carlo: Basics
The second norm is the chordal length norm, written Chord2π , deﬁned by Chord2π (α) = 2 |sin (πα)| , which is simply the length of the chord in the complex plane connecting the point e2πiα to the point 1.
Quantum Hidden Subgroup Problems: A Mathematical Perspective
H(b)] and [c, H(d)] are properly intersecting chords of H.
Obtaining hamilton cicuits in graphs and digraphs
The length of the chord slicing the shell at constant (θ, φ) is ∆r = ∆n sec γ .
Trapped Protostellar Winds and their Breakout
Martin Klazar, Non-P-recursiveness of numbers of matchings or linear chord diagrams with many crossings, Adv.
The enumeration of simple permutations