She's one of the few: it has struck a chord, even beating an airing of American Idol on Fox.
“Her sincere and nonchalant attitude struck a chord with me,” he says.
But it is based on the chord structure of what I played before it, except that it was based on a diminished scale.
A mystery man, chord, steps in and offers Nick the chance to witness her every move from the safety of his computer.
He also receives frequent emails from his online audience, striking a chord with people from all walks of life.
The story of the letter had struck upon a chord of reverence within him.
A mediæval mystic might have likened this chord to the spiritual world.
He strikes but one chord at a time on his lyre, but he leaves you thrilled.
There was a slight bend in the river-bank, and the road crossed this like a chord to its arc.
There was something about the sympathy of that dumb creature which touched a chord not to be reached by anything human.
"related notes in music," 1590s, ultimately a shortening of accord (or borrowed from a similar development in French) and influenced by Latin chorda "catgut, a string" of a musical instrument (see cord (n.)). Spelling with an -h- first recorded c.1600, from confusion with chord (n.2). Originally two notes; of three or more from 18c.
Variant of cord.
In music, the sound of three or more notes played at the same time. The history of Western music is marked by an increase in complexity of the chords composers use.