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cordless

[ kawrd-lis ]
/ ˈkɔrd lɪs /
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adjective

lacking a cord.
(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.

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Origin of cordless

First recorded in 1905–10; cord + -less
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British Dictionary definitions for cordless

cordless
/ (ˈkɔːdlɪs) /

adjective

(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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