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Another word for cord

  1. Twine

      1. A slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure.
      2. One of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue.
      3. Any of the filaments constituting the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.
      1. Cords or ropes, especially the ropes in the rigging of a ship.
      2. The amount of wood in an area as measured in cords.
      1. Material made of drawn-out, twisted fiber, used for fastening, tying, or lacing.
      2. A strand or cord of such material.
      3. A cord stretched on an instrument and struck, plucked, or bowed to produce tones.
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  2. A tendon

      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. Tissue arising chiefly from the embryonic mesoderm that is characterized by a highly vascular matrix and includes collagenous, elastic, and reticular fibers, adipose tissue, cartilage, and bone. It forms the supporting and connecting structures of the body.
      1. The thick, whitish cord of nerve tissue that extends from the medulla oblongata down through the spinal column and from which the spinal nerves branch off to various parts of the body.
      1. (anatomy) Either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane stretched horizontally across the human larynx whose vibrations help to produce the voice.
      1. The flexible cordlike structure connecting a fetus at the abdomen with the placenta and containing two umbilical arteries and one vein that transport nourishment to the fetus and remove its wastes.
      2. Something likened to this structure; a source or means of support or sustenance:
      3. Any of various external electrical lines or fluid tubes that supply a rocket before launch.
      1. Muscular power or strength.
      2. A well-developed sinew or muscle:
      1. A bar drawn over two or more algebraic terms to indicate that they are to be treated as a single term.
      2. A bandlike structure, such as a ligament.
      3. A bond or tie.
      1. A sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages at a joint or supporting an organ.
      2. A unifying or connecting tie or bond.
      1. A tendon.
      2. Vigorous strength; muscular power.
      3. The source or mainstay of vitality and strength:
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