a portable battery-powered telephone with a short-range radio link to a fixed base unit
[kawrd] /kɔrd/ noun 1. a string or thin rope made of several strands braided, twisted, or woven together. 2. Electricity. a small, flexible, insulated cable. 3. a ribbed fabric, especially corduroy. 4. a cordlike rib on the surface of cloth. 5. any influence that binds or restrains: cord of marriage. 6. Anatomy. a cordlike structure: […]
cordo- or cord- or chordo- or chord- pref. Cord: cordopexy.
[kawr-duh-buh, -vuh; Spanish kawr-th aw-vah] /ˈkɔr də bə, -və; Spanish ˈkɔr ðɔ vɑ/ noun, plural cordobas [kawr-duh-buh z, -vuh z; Spanish kawr-th aw-vahs] /ˈkɔr də bəz, -vəz; Spanish ˈkɔr ðɔ vɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a silver coin and monetary unit of Nicaragua, equal to 100 centavos. [kawr-duh-buh, -vuh; Spanish kawr-th aw-vah] /ˈkɔr də bə, -və; […]
- Cord of tympanum
cord of tympanum n. A nerve arising from the facial nerve in the facial canal to join the lingual branch of the mandibular nerve and conveying taste sensation from the front two thirds of the tongue.