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Chord vs. String — What's the Difference?

Chord vs. String — What's the Difference?

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Chord

(Music) A combination of three or more pitches sounded simultaneously.
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String

Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
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Chord

Harmony, as of color.
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String

A strand or cord of such material.
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Chord

A line segment that joins two points on a curve. See Usage Note at chord1.
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String

A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
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Chord

A straight line connecting the leading and trailing edges of an airfoil.
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String

Strings The section of a band or orchestra composed of stringed instruments, especially violins, violas, cellos, and double basses.
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Chord

(Anatomy) Variant of cord.
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String

Strings Stringed instruments or their players considered as a group.
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Chord

An emotional feeling or response
Her words struck a sympathetic chord in her audience.
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String

Something resembling a string or appearing as a long, thin line
Limp strings of hair.
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Chord

(Archaic) The string of a musical instrument.
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String

A plant fiber.
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Chord

(Music) To play chords
She chorded up and down the neck of the guitar.
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String

(Physics) One of the extremely minute objects that form the basis of string theory.
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Chord

To play chords on
Chorded the piano.
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String

A set of objects threaded together or attached on a string
A string of beads.
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Chord

To produce by playing musical chords; harmonize
Chord a melody.
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String

A number of objects arranged in a line
A string of islands.
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Chord

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

(Computers) A set of consecutive characters.
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Chord

(geometry) A straight line between two points of a curve. Category:en:Shapes
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String

A series of similar or related acts, events, or items
A string of victories.
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Chord

(engineering) A horizontal member of a truss.
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String

A set of animals, especially racehorses, belonging to a single owner; a stable.
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Chord

(rail) A section of subsidiary railway track that interconnects two primary tracks that cross at different levels, to permit traffic to flow between them.
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String

A scattered group of businesses under a single ownership or management
A string of boutiques.
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Chord

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

A group of players ranked according to ability within a team
He made the second string.
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Chord

(nautical) An imaginary line from the luff of a sail to its leech.
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String

A complete game consisting of ten frames in bowling.
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Chord

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

A stringboard.
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Chord

The string of a musical instrument.
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String

A stringcourse.
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Chord

(anatomy) A cord.
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String

(Games) The balk line in billiards.
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Chord

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

(Informal) A limiting or hidden condition. Often used in the plural
A gift with no strings attached.
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Chord

(transitive) To write chords for.
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String

To fit or furnish with strings or a string
String a guitar.
String a tennis racket.
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Chord

(music) To accord; to harmonize together.
This note chords with that one.
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String

To stretch out or extend
String a wire across a room.
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Chord

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

To thread on a string
String popcorn.
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Chord

The string of a musical instrument.
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String

To arrange in a line or series
Strung the words into a sentence.
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Chord

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

To fasten, tie, or hang with a string or strings
String a hammock between trees.
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Chord

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

To strip (vegetables) of fibers.
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Chord

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

To extend or progress in a string, line, or succession
"We followed the others stringing through the narrow paved paths" (Susan Richards Shreve).
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Chord

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.
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String

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

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

(uncountable) Such a structure considered as a substance.
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Chord

A straight line connecting two points on a curve
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String

(countable) A thread
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Chord

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

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

Play chords on (a string instrument)
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String

(musical instrument) A segment of wire (typically made of plastic or metal) or other material used as vibrating element on a musical instrument.
A violinstring
A bowstring
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Chord

Bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing
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String

(sports) A length of nylon or other material on the head of a racquet.
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String

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
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String

(countable) A cohesive substance taking the form of a string.
The string of spittle dangling from his chin was most unattractive
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String

(countable) A series of items or events.
A string of successes
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String

(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.
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String

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

(collective) A drove of horses, or a group of racehorses kept by one owner or at one stable.
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String

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

A stringed instrument.
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String

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

The conditions and limitations in a contract collectively.
No strings attached
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String

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

(slang) Cannabis or marijuana.
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String

(billiards) 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.
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String

The buttons strung on a wire by which the score is kept.
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String

The points made in a game of billiards.
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String

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.
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String

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

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

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

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

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

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

(architecture) A stringcourse.
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String

A hoax; a fake story.
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String

Synonym of stable
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String

(oil drilling) A column of drill pipe that transmits drilling fluid (via the mud pumps) and torque (via the kelly drive or top drive) to the drill bit.
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String

(transitive) To put (items) on a string.
You can string these beads on to this cord to make a colorful necklace.
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String

(transitive) To put strings on (something).
It is difficult to string a tennis racket properly.
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String

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

To drive the ball against the end of the table and back, in order to determine which player is to open the game.
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String

(birdwatching) To deliberately state that a certain bird is present when it is not; to knowingly mislead other birders about the occurrence of a bird, especially a rarity; to misidentify a common bird as a rare species.
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String

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.
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String

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.
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String

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

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.
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String

The line or cord of a bow.
He twangs the grieving string.
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String

A fiber, as of a plant; a little, fibrous root.
Duckweed putteth forth a little string into the water, from the bottom.
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String

A nerve or tendon of an animal body.
The string of his tongue was loosed.
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String

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

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.
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String

A small, filamentous ramification of a metallic vein.
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String

Same as Stringcourse.
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String

The points made in a game.
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String

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

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.
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String

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

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.
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String

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.
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String

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?
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String

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.
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String

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

To make tense; to strengthen.
Toil strung the nerves, and purified the blood.
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String

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

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

A lightweight cord
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String

Stringed instruments that are played with a bow;
The strings played superlatively well
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String

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

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
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String

A linear sequence of symbols (characters or words or phrases)
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String

A tie consisting of a cord that goes through a seam around an opening;
He pulled the drawstring and closed the bag
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String

A collection of objects threaded on a single strand
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String

A necklace made by a stringing objects together;
A string of beads
A strand of pearls
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String

Thread on or as if on a string;
String pearls on a string
The child drew glass beads on a string
Thread dried cranberries
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String

Add as if on a string;
String these ideas together
String up these songs and you'll have a musical
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String

Move or come along
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String

Stretch out or arrange like a string
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String

String together; tie or fasten with a string;
String the package
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String

Remove the stringy parts of;
String beans
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String

Provide with strings;
String my guitar
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