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Chord vs Cord vs Cored

Chord vs Cord vs Cored. The cored apple hanging by a cord struck a chord with him as his childhood insect trap. Trap your errors with ErrNET copyediting!

Chord is a combination of usually three or more musical tones sounded simultaneously; a feeling or emotion.

Cord is a string or thin rope made of several strands braided, twisted, or woven together; a unit of volume used chiefly for wood, now generally equal to 128 cu. ft. (3.6 cu. m), usually specified as 8 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet high (2.4 m × 1.2 m × 1.2 meters).

Cored is to remove the core of (fruit); cut from the central part.

Chord, cord and cored are all pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. These words are easily confused and misused in writing but will never be with ErrNET proofreading technology!

Chord sentence examples:

Running in to her ex-fiancé last night at the party struck a deep chord with her.

When learning how to play a musical instrument for the first time, you will usually start by learning basic scales and chords.

A melodic series of chords is essential to any great song.

Cord sentence examples:

You will need an extension cord if you want to plug in the lights on the outside tree.

He had to clear some space in his garage to make room for the cord of wood being delivered that day.

He secured the latter to his truck with a thick, durable nylon cord.

The cord was so tangled that it took over an hour to unwind.

Luckily, her spinal cord was not injured in the accident.

Cored sentence examples:

The cored apples were thinly sliced and ready to go in to the salad.

The new kitchen tool cored any fruit with one push of the lever.

I cored the tomatoes, now I will remove all of the membranes and seeds.

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