chord

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  • IPA: /kɔː(r)d/
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Noun[change]

Singular
chord

Plural
chords

A C-major chord played on guitar
The red line BX is a chord
  1. (music) A chord is made of several notes together, usually three or four.
    Some singers accompany themselves on guitar by playing chords.
  2. (various uses) A straight line, that can be material or an abstract line linking two points together.

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