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cord

 
 
pronunciation:
kord
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thick string.
Pull the cord to open the curtain.
 
similar words:
line
definition 2: a covered wire that carries electricity to a piece of equipment such as a television or lamp.
I plugged the cord for the computer into the outlet.
 
similar words:
cable
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