slender+cord

  • 1 Cord —    Frequently used in its proper sense, for fastening a tent (Ex. 35:18; 39:40), yoking animals to a cart (Isa. 5:18), binding prisoners (Judg. 15:13; Ps. 2:3; 129:4), and measuring ground (2 Sam. 8;2; Ps. 78:55). Figuratively, death is spoken of …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 2 cord — [kôrd] n. [ME & OFr corde < L chorda < Gr chordē, catgut, chord, cord < IE base * gher , intestine > YARN] 1. a thick string or thin rope 2. any force acting as a tie or bond 3. [from use of a cord in measuring] a measure of wood cut… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Cord — Short and informal reference to the spinal cord, the major column of nerve tissue that is connected to the brain, lies within the vertebral canal, and from which the spinal nerves emerge. The spinal cord and the brain constitute the central… …

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  • 4 cord — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French corde, from Latin chorda string, from Greek chordē more at yarn Date: 14th century 1. a. a long slender flexible material usually consisting of several strands (as of thread or yarn) woven or… …

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  • 5 Yolk cord — Yolk Yolk (y[=o]lk or y[=o]k; 277), n. [OE. yolke, yelke, [yogh]olke, [yogh]elke, AS. geoloca, geoleca, fr. geolu yellow. See {Yellow}.] [Written also {yelk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Spinal cord — Spinal Spi nal, a. [L. spinalis, fr. spina the spine: cf. F. spinal. See {Spine}.] 1. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the backbone, or vertebral column; rachidian; vertebral. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a spine or spines …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 yolk cord — noun : a slender protoplasmic cord that connects the yolk glands with the egg chambers in an insect (as an aphid) …

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  • 8 string — [striŋ] n. [ME streng < OE, akin to Ger strang: see STRONG] 1. a) a thin line of twisted fiber used for tying, pulling, fastening, etc.; slender cord or thick thread b) a narrow strip of leather or cloth for fastening shoes, clothing, etc.;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 string — stringless, adj. stringlike, adj. /string/, n., v., strung; strung or (Rare) stringed; stringing. n. 1. a slender cord or thick thread used for binding or tying; line. 2. something resembling a cord or thread. 3. Physics. a mathematical entity… …

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  • 10 line — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English; partly from Anglo French lingne, from Latin linea, from feminine of lineus made of flax, from linum flax; partly from Old English līne; akin to Old English līn flax more at linen Date:… …

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  • 11 Rosicrucian Fellowship — articleissues|article=on POV=October 2008 peacock=October 2008 primarysources=October 2008The Rosicrucian Fellowship An International Association of Christian Mystics was founded in 1909/11 by Max Heindel as herald of the Aquarian Age and with… …

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  • 12 string — [[t]strɪŋ[/t]] n. v. strung, string•ing 1) a slender cord used for binding or tying 2) a narrow strip of flexible material for tying parts together: bonnet strings[/ex] 3) jew a collection of objects threaded on a string: a string of pearls[/ex]… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 yelk — Yolk Yolk (y[=o]lk or y[=o]k; 277), n. [OE. yolke, yelke, [yogh]olke, [yogh]elke, AS. geoloca, geoleca, fr. geolu yellow. See {Yellow}.] [Written also {yelk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Yolk — (y[=o]lk or y[=o]k; 277), n. [OE. yolke, yelke, [yogh]olke, [yogh]elke, AS. geoloca, geoleca, fr. geolu yellow. See {Yellow}.] [Written also {yelk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) An oily… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Yolk gland — Yolk Yolk (y[=o]lk or y[=o]k; 277), n. [OE. yolke, yelke, [yogh]olke, [yogh]elke, AS. geoloca, geoleca, fr. geolu yellow. See {Yellow}.] [Written also {yelk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Yolk sack — Yolk Yolk (y[=o]lk or y[=o]k; 277), n. [OE. yolke, yelke, [yogh]olke, [yogh]elke, AS. geoloca, geoleca, fr. geolu yellow. See {Yellow}.] [Written also {yelk}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The yellow part of an egg; the vitellus. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Tether — Teth er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tethered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tethering}.] To confine, as an animal, with a long rope or chain, as for feeding within certain limits. [1913 Webster] And by a slender cord was tethered to a stone. Wordsworth. [1913… …

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  • 18 Tethered — Tether Teth er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tethered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tethering}.] To confine, as an animal, with a long rope or chain, as for feeding within certain limits. [1913 Webster] And by a slender cord was tethered to a stone. Wordsworth.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Tethering — Tether Teth er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tethered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tethering}.] To confine, as an animal, with a long rope or chain, as for feeding within certain limits. [1913 Webster] And by a slender cord was tethered to a stone. Wordsworth.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 filiform — round and very slender; cord like; in the form of a thread or filament, e.g. first dorsal ray in Chauliodus (Chauliodontidae), a branchiostegal ray …

    Dictionary of ichthyology