Definition of Chord. Meaning of Chord. Synonyms of Chord

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Definition of Chord

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Chord Chord, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chorded; p. pr. & vb. n. Chording.] To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune. When Jubal struck the chorded shell. --Dryden. Even the solitary old pine tree chords his harp. --Beecher.
Chord
Chord Chord, v. i. (Mus.) To accord; to harmonize together; as, this note chords with that.
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Chord Chord, n. [L chorda a gut, a string made of a gut, Gr. ?. In the sense of a string or small rope, in general, it is written cord. See Cord.] 1. The string of a musical instrument. --Milton. 2. (Mus.) A combination of tones simultaneously performed, producing more or less perfect harmony, as, the common chord. 3. (Geom.) A right line uniting the extremities of the arc of a circle or curve. 4. (Anat.) A cord. See Cord, n., 4. 5. (Engin.) The upper or lower part of a truss, usually horizontal, resisting compression or tension. --Waddell. Accidental, Common, & Vocal chords. See under Accidental, Common, and Vocal. Chord of an arch. See Illust. of Arch. Chord of curvature, a chord drawn from any point of a curve, in the circle of curvature for that point. Scale of chords. See Scale.

Meaning of Chord from wikipedia

- up chord in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Chord may refer to: Chord (music), an aggregate of musical pitches sounded simultaneously Guitar chord a chord...
- composition, a chord progression or harmonic progression (informally chord changes, used as a plural) is a succession of chords. Chord progressions are...
- arpeggios and broken chords (in which the notes of the chord are sounded one after the other, rather than simultaneously), or sequences of chord tones, may also...
- Chord Paul Overstreet (born February 17, 1989) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his role as Sam Evans on the Fox television series Glee...
- A suspended chord (or sus chord) is a musical chord in which the (major or minor) third is omitted and replaced with a perfect fourth or a major second...
- In music, a guitar chord is a set of notes pla**** on a guitar. A chord's notes are often pla**** simultaneously, but they can be pla**** sequentially in...
- In aeronautics, the chord is an imaginary straight line joining the leading edge and trailing edge of an aerofoil. The chord length is the distance between...
- Arpeggio/broken chord A series of arpeggios in J. S. Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Problems playing this file? See media help. A broken chord is a chord broken...
- A seventh chord is a chord consisting of a triad plus a note forming an interval of a seventh above the chord's root. When not otherwise specified, a...
- A chord of a circle is a straight line segment whose endpoints both lie on a circular arc. The infinite line extension of a chord is a secant line, or...