cord : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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
- 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.
- 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.