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Chord vs. Secant

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  • Chord (noun)

    A harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously.

  • Chord (noun)

    A straight line between two points of a curve.

  • Chord (noun)

    A horizontal member of a truss.

  • Chord (noun)

    The distance between the leading and trailing edge of a wing, measured in the direction of the normal airflow.

  • Chord (noun)

    A keyboard shortcut that involves two or more distinct keypresses, such as Ctrl+M followed by P.

  • Chord (noun)

    The string of a musical instrument.

  • Chord (noun)

    A cord.

  • Chord (noun)

    An vertices of the cycle.

  • Chord (verb)

    To write chords for.

  • Chord (verb)

    To accord; to harmonize together.

    "This note chords with that one."

  • Chord (verb)

    To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune.

  • Secant (noun)

    A straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points.

  • Secant (noun)

    In a right triangle, the reciprocal of the cosine of an angle. Symbol: sec

  • Secant (adjective)

    That cuts or divides.

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  • Chord (noun)

    The string of a musical instrument.

  • Chord (noun)

    A combination of tones simultaneously performed, producing more or less perfect harmony, as, the common chord.

  • Chord (noun)

    A right line uniting the extremities of the arc of a circle or curve.

  • Chord (noun)

    A cord. See Cord, n., 4.

  • Chord (noun)

    The upper or lower part of a truss, usually horizontal, resisting compression or tension.

  • Chord

    To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune.

  • Chord (verb)

    To accord; to harmonize together; as, this note chords with that.

  • Secant (adjective)

    Cutting; dividing into two parts; as, a secant line.

  • Secant (noun)

    A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more points.

  • Secant (noun)

    A right line drawn from the center of a circle through one end of a circular arc, and terminated by a tangent drawn from the other end; the number expressing the ratio of this line to the radius of the circle. See Trigonometrical function, under Function.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Chord (noun)

    a straight line connecting two points on a curve

  • Chord (noun)

    a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together

  • Chord (verb)

    play chords on (a string instrument)

  • Chord (verb)

    bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing

  • Secant (noun)

    a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points

  • Secant (noun)

    ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle

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