Etymology: From Latin chorda (cord), < Ancient Greek (Doric) (khorda), Ionic (khorde) "string of gut, the string of a lyre"
- (context, music) In music, a combination of any three or more pitches and the diatonic functionality of those pitches.
- (geometry) A straight line between two points of a curve.
- (context, engineering) A horizontal member of a truss.
- (context, aeronautics) The distance between the leading edge, leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow.
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