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noun as in cord

noun as in rope

noun as in twine

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Example Sentences

A complete set is lightweight and strong, but it’s very time consuming to create and requires a lot of cordage.

All round her the dark water boiled and roared, and the blast shrieked through the cordage with hollow tremors.

All the ancient civilized peoples used ropes and cordage, made from such flexible materials as their countries afforded.

The development of the self-binding reaper on our western grain-fields has opened a gold mine for Sisal cordage.

As above said, it is indispensable to protect cordage exposed to the effects of moisture, except in the case of coir ropes.

Shattered bulwarks, ragged rents in the hulls, sails in tatters and drooping cordage told the story of the desperate battle.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cordage, such as: fiber, string, twine, bond, connection, and line.

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