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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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Cutting the cord is instead discouraged as it could still pose a danger.
Researchers at the University of South Florida also say mofre time should be left between delivery to clamping and cutting the cord because more blood is transferred to the child and more "gifts" are handed over in "nature's first stem cell transplant".
The home wireless network, which employs WiFi technology, is basically cutting the cord between the computer and the Internet access (i.
Centrino, Intel's new mobile chip architecture, now integrates wireless Ethernet on the motherboard for the first time, cutting the cord to wired networks.
Some communities have more beneficial customs such as, heating the knife over a fire or candle before cutting the cord (12).