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cordless

[kawrd-lis] /ˈkɔrd lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking a cord.
2.
(of an electrical appliance) requiring no wire leading to an external source of electricity because of a self-contained, often rechargeable, power supply; battery-powered.
Origin of cordless
1905-1910
1905-10; cord + -less
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cordless

/ˈkɔːdlɪs/
adjective
1.
(of an electrical device) operated by an internal battery so that no connection to mains supply or other apparatus is needed
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