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  • n  a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    the bundle was tied with a cord
  • n  a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet
  • n  a light insulated conductor for household use
  • n  a cut pile fabric with vertical ribs; usually made of cotton
  • v  stack in cords
    cord firewood
  • v  bind or tie with a cord

  • A baby is lifted out of the uterus while the surgeon severs the umbilical cord.
  • Recognizing the treatment potential of stem cells harvested from discarded umbilical cords, some states are pushing to expand cord-blood donation.
  • My wife and I have been thinking quite a bit about umbilical cords, and not just because our first child is due in a few weeks.
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  • Barack Obama in KHON2
    To regenerate a severed spinal cord and lift someone from a wheelchair. to spur insulin production and spare a child from a lifetime of needles,said President Obama.
  • Tyler Perry in CNN International
    One night when his mother was gone, Perry says, his drunken father "got the vacuum cleaner extension cord and trapped me in a room and beat me until the skin was coming off my back."
  • Roger Federer in International Herald Tribune
    I got lucky on that cord, that was huge at the end,Federer said.

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