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  • v. Present participle of chord.
  • adj. By means of which the user can enter characters or commands in the form of "chords" by pressing several keys together instead of one after the other.


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  • You can get a total of six actions-each of the four buttons plus "chording" - pressing the top two or the bottom two at the same time.

    The Gadgeteer

  • Additionally, the software enables "chording" to assign additional functions to combinations of trackball buttons.

    MacTech News

  • "chording" mode in which playing notes correctly and forming basic guitar chords advances the game play. rss feed

  • Expert chording text entry on the twiddler one-handed keyboard.

    World Wide Mind

  • Ardoin and McGee played with singular intimacy, the white man's fierce bow strokes and keening melody lines meshing instinctively with his Creole counterpart's hot, percussive chording.

    Album review: "Mama I'll Be Long Gone: The Complete Recordings of Amede Ardoin"

  • There's a mesmerism akin to John Lee Hooker and Junior Kimbrough in the chording, hard-rock crunch, and political protest voiced by backing singers, all of which comes together for a singular concert experience.

    The Pop Scene: Around the World in Various Styles

  • The homogeneity the four players achieve, including a staggering richness of internal chording and detail, never masks the sounds of the individual instruments.

    Laurence Vittes: Petrov, Dvorak, And Prazak: Classical Music In Southern California

  • A discreet virtuoso, Yates adapts skipping folk-fiddle melodies to trumpet, flugelhorn and tenor horn, and his engaging themes – full of light, fluttering figures – are compatibly supported by Bende's bell-like chording and Byrne's galloping low-register sounds on the bodhran drum and Latin-American cajon.

    Neil Yates: Five Countries – review

  • It's all the more remarkable, because Modeselektor's music, while irrepressible, is not without its serious side: melancholic chording alongside pounding beats.

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  • Once content to cloak his songs in four-track noise under the band name of Smog, in the past two decades Mr. Callahan has allowed his chording and lyrics more room to breathe and sink deeper, so that every few years an album of his arrives like 1997's "Red Apple Falls" or 2005's "A River Ain't Too Much to Love" to eclipse all his previous work.

    Garden Grunge, Animals in the Park


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