Date: | 1400-1500 |

Origin: | accord |

Date: | 1500-1600 |

Origin: | cord; influenced by Latin chorda ( CORD) ( |

Date: | (17-19 centuries) |

Origin: | chord 'string of a musical instrument' ) |

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chord [countable]

1APM a combination of several musical notes that are played at the same time and sound pleasant together

2## strike/touch a chord (with somebody)

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.

3HM technical a straight line joining two points on a curve

! Do not confuse with cord (=thick string), which has the same pronunciation.

Definition of chord from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

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