Complete Definition of "chord"

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Etymology
From Latin chorda (cord), < AGr. (Doric) ÏοÏδά (khorda), Ionic ÏοÏδή (khorde) "string of gut, the string of a lyre"

Pronunciation
Homonyms: cord

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|music In music, a combination of any three or more pitches and the diatonic functionality of those pitches.
  2. geometry A straight line between two points of a curve.
  3. context|engineering A horizontal member of a truss.
  4. context|aeronautics The distance between the leading edge|leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow.

Derived terms
mixed-interval chord
strike a chord

Translations
trans-top|combination of three or more pitches
Albanian: t+|sq|akord|xs=Albanian
Arabic: t-|ar|اÙحبÙ|sc=Arab
Azeri: baÄ
Bulgarian: коÑда (korda)
Bosnian: t-|bs|akord|m
Croatian: t-|hr|akord|m
Chinese: 弦
Czech: t-|cs|akord|m
Danish: t-|da|akkord
Dutch: t+|nl|akkoord|n
Esperanto: t-|eo|kordo|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: t-|et|akord
Finnish: t+|fi|sointu
French: t+|fr|accord
Galician: acorde
German: t+|de|Akkord
Greek: ÏοÏδή (chordÄ)
Hebrew: ×ק××¨× (aqord) m
Hungarian: t-|hu|akkord
Indonesian: t-|id|kor|xs=Indonesian
Irish: t-|ga|corda|xs=Irish
Italian': accordo
trans-mid
Japanese: åé³ (ããã)
(waon)
Korean: íì
(hwaÅ­b)
Latvian: stīga
Lithuanian: balso stygos
Norwegian: t+|no|akkord
Persian: t-|fa|Ùتر|scfa-Arab|xsPersian
Polish: t+|pl|akord
Portuguese: t+|pt|corda
Romanian: t-|ro|coardÄ
Russian: аккоÑд
(akkord)''
Slovak: t-|sk|akord
Slovene: t-|sl|akord|m
Spanish: t-|es|acorde
Swedish: t+|sv|ackord
Turkish: t-|tr|akor
Uyghur: akkord
Vietnamese: t+|vi|dây|xs=Vietnamese
Welsh: t-|cy|cord|xs=Welsh
Yiddish: a kord
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trans-top|straight line
Dutch: koorde f
Finnish: t-|fi|jänne
trans-bottom

trans-top|horizontal member of a truss
Finnish: t-|fi|jänne
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trans-top|distance of a wing's leading and trailing edges
Finnish: t-|fi|jänne
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See also
simultaneity

Category:Greek derivations

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