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Origin of chord1
OTHER WORDS FROM chordchorded, adjective
Words nearby chord
Definition for chord (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Example sentences from the Web for chord
Music director Felton Offard contributes sharp guitar riffs and bluesy harmonica chords as a one-man backup band, separated from Butler by a plexiglass partition.
In the end most teams used smaller models that produced specific parts of a song, like the chords or melodies, and then stitched these together by hand.To see what makes AI hard to use, ask it to write a pop song|Will Heaven|October 29, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Cable management grommets keep your desktop free of tangled chords, and waterproof and scratch resistant surfaces can handle any amount of wear.Narrow desks that can turn any corner into a comfortable workspace|PopSci Commerce Team|October 13, 2020|Popular Science
What’s more, Nordstrom’s reputation for good customer service struck a chord with Smith, whose company is renowned for its generous returns policy.Why L.L. Bean is finally teaming up with other retailers|Phil Wahba|October 5, 2020|Fortune
In this year’s combustible political atmosphere, its uncontroversial purpose has struck a chord.
And the chord structure, for those of you who play an instrument, is unexpected and worth checking out.
The guitar is tuned to E, and an Eminor chord on a guitar just rings and rings forever.
It does strike a chord when you see just how victimizing some of the media reports can be of Africa.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle|Marlow Stern|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it is based on the chord structure of what I played before it, except that it was based on a diminished scale.
There were no longer any chord changes, and it was no longer a ballad.
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
There is quite a little knack in letting the hand fall so, but when you have once got it, the chord sounds much richer and fuller.
When she struck the chord of G minor, it was the right preparation, and brought you immediately into the mood for what followed.
It produced comparatively little foundation tone and a powerful chord of harmonics, many of them dissonant.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
No drooping Clytie could be more constant than I to him who strikes the chord that is responsive in my soul.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
British Dictionary definitions for chord (1 of 2)
- a straight line connecting two points on a curve or curved surface
- the line segment lying between two points of intersection of a straight line and a curve or curved surface
Derived forms of chordchorded, adjective
Word Origin for chord
British Dictionary definitions for chord (2 of 2)
Derived forms of chordchordal, adjective
Word Origin for chord
Medical definitions for chord (1 of 2)
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Cultural definitions for chord
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.
Idioms and Phrases with chord
see strike a chord.