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Chord vs. String

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Chordnoun

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

Stringnoun

(countable) A long, thin and flexible structure made from threads twisted together.

Chordnoun

(geometry) A straight line between two points of a curve.

Stringnoun

(uncountable) Such a structure considered as a substance.

Chordnoun

(engineering) A horizontal member of a truss.

Stringnoun

(countable) Any similar long, thin and flexible object.

‘a violin string’; ‘a bowstring’;

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Chordnoun

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

Stringnoun

A thread or cord on which a number of objects or parts are strung or arranged in close and orderly succession; hence, a line or series of things arranged on a thread, or as if so arranged.

‘a string of shells or beads; a string of sausages’;

Chordnoun

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

Stringnoun

(countable) A cohesive substance taking the form of a string.

‘The string of spittle dangling from his chin was most unattractive’;

Chordnoun

The string of a musical instrument.

Stringnoun

(countable) A series of items or events.

‘a string of successes’;

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Chordnoun

(anatomy) A cord.

Stringnoun

(countable) The members of a sports team or squad regarded as most likely to achieve success. (Perhaps metaphorical as the "strings" that hold the squad together.) Often first string, second string etc.

Chordnoun

(graph theory) An edge that is not part of a cycle but connects two vertices of the cycle.

Stringnoun

(countable) In various games and competitions, a certain number of turns at play, of rounds, etc.

Chordverb

(transitive) To write chords for.

Stringnoun

A group of racehorses kept at one track.

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Chordverb

(music) To accord; to harmonize together.

‘This note chords with that one.’;

Stringnoun

An ordered sequence of text characters stored consecutively in memory and capable of being processed as a single entity.

Chordverb

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

Stringnoun

A stringed instrument.

Chordnoun

The string of a musical instrument.

Stringnoun

The stringed instruments as a section of an orchestra, especially those played by a bow, or the persons playing those instruments.

Chordnoun

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

Stringnoun

(in the plural) The conditions and limitations in a contract collectively.

‘no strings attached’;

Chordnoun

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

Stringnoun

The main object of study in string theory, a branch of theoretical physics.

Chordnoun

A cord. See Cord, n., 4.

Stringnoun

(slang) Cannabis or marijuana.

Chordnoun

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

Stringnoun

Part of the game of billiards, where the order of the play is determined by testing who can get a ball closest to the bottom rail by shooting it onto the end rail.

Chordverb

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

‘When Jubal struck the chorded shell.’; ‘Even the solitary old pine tree chords his harp.’;

Stringnoun

The points made in a game of billiards.

Chordverb

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

Stringnoun

The line from behind and over which the cue ball must be played after being out of play, as by being pocketed or knocked off the table; also called the string line.

Chordnoun

a straight line connecting two points on a curve

Stringnoun

A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.

Chordnoun

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

Stringnoun

(archaic) A fibre, as of a plant; a little fibrous root.

Chordverb

play chords on (a string instrument)

Stringnoun

(archaic) A nerve or tendon of an animal body.

Chordverb

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

Stringnoun

(shipbuilding) An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it.

Stringnoun

(botany) The tough fibrous substance that unites the valves of the pericarp of leguminous plants.

‘the strings of beans’;

Stringnoun

(mining) A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.

Stringnoun

(architecture) A stringcourse.

Stringnoun

A hoax; a fake story.

Stringverb

(transitive) To put (items) on a string.

‘You can string these beads on to this cord to make a colorful necklace.’;

Stringverb

(transitive) To put strings on (something).

‘It is difficult to string a tennis racket properly.’;

Stringverb

(intransitive) To form into a string or strings, as a substance which is stretched, or people who are moving along, etc.

Stringnoun

A small cord, a line, a twine, or a slender strip of leather, or other substance, used for binding together, fastening, or tying things; a cord, larger than a thread and smaller than a rope; as, a shoe string; a bonnet string; a silken string.

‘Round Ormond's knee thou tiest the mystic string.’;

Stringnoun

A thread or cord on which a number of objects or parts are strung or arranged in close and orderly succession; hence, a line or series of things arranged on a thread, or as if so arranged; a succession; a concatenation; a chain; as, a string of shells or beads; a string of dried apples; a string of houses; a string of arguments.

Stringnoun

A strip, as of leather, by which the covers of a book are held together.

Stringnoun

The cord of a musical instrument, as of a piano, harp, or violin; specifically (pl.), the stringed instruments of an orchestra, in distinction from the wind instruments; as, the strings took up the theme.

‘Me softer airs befit, and softer stringsOf lute, or viol still.’;

Stringnoun

The line or cord of a bow.

‘He twangs the grieving string.’;

Stringnoun

A fiber, as of a plant; a little, fibrous root.

‘Duckweed putteth forth a little string into the water, from the bottom.’;

Stringnoun

A nerve or tendon of an animal body.

‘The string of his tongue was loosed.’;

Stringnoun

An inside range of ceiling planks, corresponding to the sheer strake on the outside and bolted to it.

Stringnoun

The tough fibrous substance that unites the valves of the pericap of leguminous plants, and which is readily pulled off; as, the strings of beans.

Stringnoun

A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.

Stringnoun

Same as Stringcourse.

Stringnoun

The points made in a game.

Stringnoun

In various indoor games, a score or tally, sometimes, as in American billiard games, marked by buttons threaded on a string or wire.

Stringnoun

The line from behind and over which the cue ball must be played after being out of play as by being pocketed or knocked off the table; - called also string line.

Stringnoun

A hoax; a trumped-up or "fake" story.

Stringnoun

a sequence of similar objects or events sufficiently close in time or space to be perceived as a group; a string of accidents; a string of restaurants on a highway.

Stringnoun

A one-dimensional string-like mathematical object used as a means of representing the properties of fundamental particles in string theory, one theory of particle physics; such hypothetical objects are one-dimensional and very small (10-33 cm) but exist in more than four spatial dimensions, and have various modes of vibration. Considering particles as strings avoids some of the problems of treating particles as points, and allows a unified treatment of gravity along with the other three forces (electromagnetism, the weak force, and the strong force) in a manner consistent with quantum mechanics. See also string theory.

Stringverb

To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin.

‘Has not wise nature strung the legs and feetWith firmest nerves, designed to walk the street?’;

Stringverb

To put in tune the strings of, as a stringed instrument, in order to play upon it.

‘For here the Muse so oft her harp has strung,That not a mountain rears its head unsung.’;

Stringverb

To put on a string; to file; as, to string beads.

Stringverb

To make tense; to strengthen.

‘Toil strung the nerves, and purified the blood.’;

Stringverb

To deprive of strings; to strip the strings from; as, to string beans. See String, n., 9.

Stringverb

To hoax; josh; jolly; often used with along; as, we strung him along all day until he realized we were kidding.

Stringverb

To form into a string or strings, as a substance which is stretched, or people who are moving along, etc.

Stringnoun

a lightweight cord

Stringnoun

stringed instruments that are played with a bow;

‘the strings played superlatively well’;

Stringnoun

a tightly stretched cord of wire or gut, which makes sound when plucked, struck, or bowed

Stringnoun

a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding;

‘a string of islands’; ‘train of mourners’; ‘a train of thought’;

Stringnoun

a linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)

Stringnoun

a tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening;

‘he pulled the drawstring and closed the bag’;

Stringnoun

a collection of objects threaded on a single strand

Stringnoun

a necklace made by a stringing objects together;

‘a string of beads’; ‘a strand of pearls’;

Stringverb

thread on or as if on a string;

‘string pearls on a string’; ‘the child drew glass beads on a string’; ‘thread dried cranberries’;

Stringverb

add as if on a string;

‘string these ideas together’; ‘string up these songs and you'll have a musical’;

Stringverb

move or come along

Stringverb

stretch out or arrange like a string

Stringverb

string together; tie or fasten with a string;

‘string the package’;

Stringverb

remove the stringy parts of;

‘string beans’;

Stringverb

provide with strings;

‘string my guitar’;

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