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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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Just make sure that the pad has been set on "low" and that the electric cord is not crushed by the drawer.
He had been stabbed six times in the chest and had an electric cord wrapped around his neck.
A Jack Russell puppy had also been battered and strangled with electric cord.
Suppose an electrician and a mathematician were reviewing a new product and analyzing the number of shocks that occurred when the product's electric cord was plugged into a socket.
The children, who were then 6 to 14 years old, were seized in July 2001 from their home when they told West of beatings with a fly-swatter handle, a belt and an electric cord that sometimes left marks.
It can be recharged at 100-volt sockets in ordinary Japanese houses as it has a 5-meter electric cord.
Cho was also convicted of seriously injuring two employees of a sex-related shop he owned in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, between 1995 and 1996 by burning their hands and backs with lit cigarettes and whipping them with electric cord.
Fifty years ago the only respectable musician who used an electric cord was the guitarist Les Paul.
Our newest product offering, the AccuMax[TM] Self-Adjusting Pressure Relief System incorporates the best qualities of both powered and nonpowered therapeutic support surfaces to create a pressure-relieving environment previously considered impossible without an electric cord.
Foot-operated controls, a retractable electric cord, and an on-off switch on the pistol grip permit operation without having to bend down to the cannister.
In "General Electricks," for example, Deelder explores the savings that would result if executioners simply supplied each victim with a headset, placed the victim on an aluminum water closet, and asked the victim to plug the electric cord in a socket.
Wall packs fall into the first category Essentially an electric cord attached to a small, black-box transformer that plugs into the wall, these units allow battery-powered radios, tape recorders, and other appliances to run off household current.