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bungee cord a strong elastic cord with hooks on each end, used to strap things down or absorb the shock of a suddenly applied force. Long bungee cords are used in the sport of bunjee jumping.
face cord a unit of volume used for fuel wood, equal to about to one third of a cord, or about forty cubic feet.
rip cord a cord that, when pulled, opens a parachute for descent. [2 definitions]
sash cord a weighted rope, attached to either side of a sliding window frame, that facilitates opening or closing a window.
spinal cord the thick cord of nerve tissue inside the spine that runs from the base of the brain to the end of the spine.
umbilical cord a cord that connects an unborn baby to its mother. The umbilical cord supplies nourishment to the fetus and takes away wastes.