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chord

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  • n  a straight line connecting two points on a curve
  • n  a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
  • v  play chords on (a string instrument)
  • v  bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing

  • Indeed, any conceivable chord lies somewhere in that space, although most of them would sound screechingly harsh to human ears.
  • A child's song strikes a chord .
  • The chord struck by that line in The Graduate underscored how much had happened in the six decades since the summer of 1907, when Leo Hendrik Baekeland made the laboratory .
News & Articles

  • Seniors bid farewell to NHS
    When students, a teacher and the principal recounted vignettes from the past four years at Nipomo High School’s graduation ceremony and encouraged departing seniors to change the world, their words may have struck a chord with students who had already struggled to overcome obstacles and earn diplomas.
    June 15, 2013 - The Adobe Press
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    When students, a teacher and the principal recounted vignettes from the past four years at Nipomo High School’s graduation ceremony and encouraged departing seniors to change the world, their words may have struck a chord with students who had already struggled to overcome obstacles and earn diplomas.
    June 15, 2013 - The Adobe Press
  • Gene-Patent Decision Is Popular, But A Threat To Personalized Medicine
    The U.S. Supreme Court struck a rare popular chord yesterday when it declared human genes un-patentable. For most people, the decision in Association for Molecular Pathology vs. Myriad Genetics reflects common sense: Nobody should have a monopoly on a proteins that occur naturally in the body.
    June 14, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Richard Levin in BBC News
    From the energy of I Want to Hold Your Hand to the melancholy of Yesterday, to the spirituality of Let It Be, you have played every chord, touched every emotion,Mr Levin said. "We admire your musical genius and your generous support of...
  • Brian Sabean in SI.com
    Then it was just a matter of striking a chord with a contract,Sabean said. "He's a winning player. It's a pleasure he's coming to our organization. The timing is great. It will allow us to do other business without busting up our...
  • Marc Ecko in International Herald Tribune
    This is obviously something that struck a chord with fans,Ecko said Wednesday in a phone interview with the AP.

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