Sentence Examples


  • It struck a chord deep within her, as if she should know it.
  • Music began to play, and with the first chord, Jackson recognized the accompaniment to Etta James' "At Last".
  • A simple refrain of a childish song or the monotonous chaunt of the ploughman touched a hidden chord and thrilled her to tears.
  • Any diameter is a mean proportional between the transverse axis and the focal chord parallel to the diameter.
  • It is possible to conceive of any number of notes struck and sustained by the fingers as consisting of so many quasi-vocal parts; but when a series of single sounds is played and each sound continues to vibrate by means of a pedal which prevents the dampers from falling on the strings, then we are conscious that the sounds have been produced as from one part, and that they nevertheless combine to form a chord; and this is as remote from the spirit of polyphonic part-writing as modern English is from classical Greek.

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