|Origin:||cord; influenced by Latin chorda ( CORD) (|
|Origin:||chord 'string of a musical instrument' )|
a combination of several musical notes that are played at the same time and sound pleasant together
to do or say something that people feel is familiar or true:
Many of the things she says will strike a chord with other young women.
He knew that what he was saying had touched a chord.
a straight line joining two points on a curve
! Do not confuse with cord (=thick string), which has the same pronunciation.