Cord

(redirected from electric cord)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to electric cord: extension cord

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.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Had we not been able to save the cord we have several electric cords salvaged from stock tank heaters that have gone bad over the years.
He repeatedly struck Tyrone with a doubled-over electric cord. A doctor at the hospital where Tyrone was treated testified in court.
The skeletal remains, their positions, the electric cord tied around an ankle.
According to the (http://www.caller.com/news/local-news/crime/man-who-killed-mother-with-hammer-sentenced-to-life-in-prison_08485925) Corpus Christi Caller , 18-year-old Kevin said that he had initially tried killing his mother, Kimberly Hill, with an electric cord from a games console.
His hands had been tied behind his back with electric cord.
A Jack Russell puppy had also been battered and strangled with electric cord. Another four month old mongrel puppy had died a long an agonising death with its spinal cord shattered.
They gave her electric shocks with a metal clip connected to an electric cord, made her cut her finger until it bled, and then forced her to write a note in her own blood promising never to try and escape, according to the prosecutors.
Slide the electric cord through the bottle neck and secure the lamp attachment firmly into the top of the bottle.
The 30-second clip, which shows an unidentified man hitting the young girls with an electric cord, has drawn condemnation from viewers around the world.
According to the police, he slashed her face with a knife, bound her arms with an electric cord and strangled her with nylon stockings.
Sarah Coverdale discovered Aaron's body dangling from the electric cord of his radio.