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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chord /ˈkɔrd/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 chord /ˈkɔrd/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chord n.
 1. The string of a musical instrument.
 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.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chord, v. i. Mus. To accord; to harmonize together; as, this note chords with that.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a straight line connecting two points on a curve
      2: a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously
         when sounded together
      v 1: play chords on (a string instrument)
      2: bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music
         or singing [syn: harmonize, harmonise]