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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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Most (58%) of all cord cutting Millennials have cut the cord within the past three years.
According to United States Telecom Association, about 45 percent of Americans have cut the cord on landlines, but some people, including many celebrities, have revealed that they are staying connected only at home, the New York Daily News reported.
Sometimes it is easier to cut the cord and start over.
The wand can be fitted in minutes by anyone as there's no need to cut the cord or screw into the wall.
I went to the grave on December 23 to lay another wreath on the grave, only to find that some scumbag had cut the cord holding my sister's wreath in place and had stolen the wreath.
An ambulance then arrived and medics let Wullie cut the cord.
ABSOLUTELY Fabulous star Joanna Lumley cut the cord to officially open the largest Marks & Spencers store outside of London.
It would only have taken 15 minutes for me to make it safe - to cut the cord, put it out of reach," he said.
As a normal, civilized nation, let all of us work to cut the cord between those who are connected with organized crime and corruption in Bulgaria and those who make Bulgaria's image abroad.
Crews cut the cord, assessed mum and baby and wrapped the newborn in a blanket to keep her warm before they were both transferred to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
Nick Bird, 38, was outraged when he was told he could not cut the cord of the child his partner is expecting on November 11.
All that was left was for the midwife, who had also arrived, to cut the cord - Cathrin didn't even need stitches.