Chord vs. Cord

  • A group of notes (usually 3+) played at the same time
    • example:  That chord sounds great.
  • A feeling or emotion
    • example:  She struck a chord.
  • A string or rope-like object
    • example:  Can you pass me the extension cord?

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  • What notes did you use to play that chord?
  • That chord sounded great.
  • We struck a chord.
  • What was that chord?
  • Pass me that extension cord.
  • Where did you get that cord?
  • Is that the phone cord?
  • I'm looking for a power cord.
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