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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the strings of an instrument.
  • adjective Relating to or consisting of a harmonic chord.
  • adjective Giving prominence to harmonic rather than contrapuntal structure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a chord; specifically, of or pertaining to the chorda dorsalis or notochord of a vertebrate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a chord.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective mathematics (music) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of chords.
  • adjective music Having an accompaniment of chords rather than a countermelody.
  • adjective zoology Having a notochord; chordate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or consisting of or emphasizing chords

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