1 : a long slender flexible material usually consisting of several strands (as of thread or yarn) woven or twisted together. 2 : a slender flexible anatomical structure (as a nerve) — see spermatic cord, spinal cord, umbilical cord, vocal cord sense 1.
What is a cord in electrical?
A power cord, line cord, or mains cable is an electrical cable that temporarily connects an appliance to the mains electricity supply via a wall socket or extension cord.
What is cord like?
anatomy Any long, ropelike structure. A small, cordlike structure composed of several to many longitudinally oriented fibers, vessels, ducts, or combinations thereof. Synonym(s): fasciculus (2) [TA] , funiculus [TA] , funicle. 2.
What is the difference between chord and cord?
A cord is a long flexible string or rope, often made of thinner pieces woven together. A chord on the other hand is ".three or more musical tones played together.".
A lariat. a lasso. A cable, rope, string, cord, or wire.
What is cord physics?
A cord is an inelastic thread whose mass, stiffness and width are approximated to zero. That is, it is a chain whose mass is zero.
What is inside a cord?
It consists of two or more individual wires wrapped inside a protective plastic sheathing. NM cable usually contains one or more “hot” (current-carrying) wires, a neutral wire, and a ground wire. These conductors are insulated in white (usually neutral) and black (usually hot) for installation.