chord

  1. a straight line connecting two points on a curve
  2. a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together

chord

a group of three or more notes that, when played simultaneously, can form a harmonic structure that can support a melody or a solo line. The simplest chords are triads, which are made of the first note of a scale and then alternate notes. For example, in the scale of C Major (C,D,E,F,G,A, B,C), the triad would be C,E,G. Seventh chords use four not...
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Chord

two or more notes played together
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Chord

• (n.) A cord. See Cord, n., 4. • (v. i.) To accord; to harmonize together; as, this note chords with that. • (n.) A combination of tones simultaneously performed, producing more or less perfect harmony, as, the common chord. • (n.) The string of a musical instrument. • (v. t.) To provide with musical chords or strings; to ...
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chord

(from the article `helicopter`) ...down in a flapping motion and is affected by the horizontal or vertical movement of the helicopter itself. Unlike the usual aircraft airfoils, ...
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chord

(kord) cord.
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Chord

3 or 4 notes played simultaneously in harmony.
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Chord

3 or more different notes played at the same time. If only 2 notes are played the third note is implied.
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chord

verb bring into consonance, harmony, or accord while making music or singing
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chord

noun a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
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chord

(geometry) In geometry, a straight line joining any two points on a curve. The chord that passes through the centre of a circle (its longest chord) is the diameter. The longest and shortest chords of an ellipse (a regular oval) are called the major and minor axes, respectively
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chord

(music) In music, a group of three or more notes sounded together. This `vertical` combination of notes (of any number) is almost infinite in possibility, and yet is fundamental in determining a style of music. This goes some way to explaining the enormous variation of music in exist...
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Chord

[aeronautics] In aeronautics, chord refers to the imaginary straight line joining the leading and trailing edges of an airfoil. The chord length is the distance between the trailing edge and the point on the leading edge where the chord intersects the leading edge. The point on the leading edge which is used to define the chord can be defin...
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Chord

[astronomy] In the field of astronomy the term chord typically refers to a line crossing an object which is formed during an occultation event. By taking accurate measurements of the start and end times of the event, in conjunction with the known location of the observer and the object`s orbit, the length of the chord can be determined givi...
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Chord

[concurrency] A chord is a concurrency construct available in Polyphonic C♯ and Cω inspired by the join pattern of the join-calculus. A chord is a function body that is associated with multiple function headers and cannot execute until all function headers are called. == Synchronicity == Cω defines two types of functions synchronous and...
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Chord

[geometry] A chord of a circle is a geometric line segment whose endpoints both lie on the circle. A secant line, or just secant, is the line extension of a chord. More generally, a chord is a line segment joining two points on any curve, for instance an ellipse. A chord that passes through a circle`s center point is the circle`s diameter. ...
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Chord

[music] A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously. These need not actually be played together: arpeggios and broken chords may, for many practical and theoretical purposes, constitute chords. Chords and sequences of chords are frequently used in modern Western, West African and...
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Chord

[peer-to-peer] ==Potential uses== ==Pseudocode== The pseudocode to find the successor node of an id is given below: The pseudocode to stabilize the chord ring/circle after node joins and departures is as follows: ...
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Chord

[software] == Example Code == {title:Wonderful Time} {subtitle:Words an Music (C) 2007 Adam Monsen} [C]Every[G]body, [F]let`s have a wonderful time, [C]Take it [G]slowly, [F]while you`re feelin` fine [C]One strange [E7]day shouldn`t [F]take you by surprise [C]But all right, [G]hey hey, [F]hey hey {start_of_chorus} [C]Ahhh [Am]ahhh [G]ahhh [...
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Chord

Chord (kôrd) noun [ L chorda a gut, a string made of a gut, Greek chordh` . In the sense of a string or small rope, in general, it is written cord . See Cord .] 1. The string of a musical instrument. Milton. 2. (Mus.) A combination of to...
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Chord

Chord intransitive verb (Mus.) To accord; to harmonize together; as, this note chords with that.
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Chord

Chord transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Chorded ; present participle & verbal noun Chording .] To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune. « When Jubal struck the chorded shell. Dryden. ...
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chord

a combination of three or more tones.
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Chord

A combination of two or more notes played simultaneously
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chord

a group of three or more notes that, when played simultaneously, can form a harmonic structure that can support a melody or a solo line. The simplest chords are triads, which are made of the first note of a scale and then alternate notes. For example, in the scale of C Major (C,D,E,F,G,A, B,C), the triad would be C,E,G. Seventh chords use four note...
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