Cord from French cord, is a
rope that can be made with various materials . Typically, this rope has a cylindrical shape and is used to hold something. For example: "I need a cord to tie the bundle", “It's very windy: I better adjust the cord of my dress”, "The window is kept closed thanks to a cord that is tied to a stone".
The laces, also known as ribbons , braids or laces , are the element used to fasten the shoes to the feet . Each cord has to go through the eyelets of the footwear in a way that crosses them. The fastening is completed with a knot : "Be careful, you have the untied laces", "My son still did not learn to tie his shoelaces", "Look what more original shoes: they are green and have yellow laces".
In the religious field we find the existence of the prayer cord, which is used by the Orthodox to keep a better account of the prayers they perform. Specifically, this element, made up of knots of wool and even with wooden beads, resembles to some extent the well-known rosaries that Christians have for carrying out their corresponding prayers.
The notion of cord also refers to what in some countries it is known as curb : the union between the sidewalk or sidewalk that pedestrians and the street or road where vehicles circulate. Typically, the cord is a step between 5 and 10 centimeters high: "The car climbed the cord and ran over a child", "I'm trying to teach Bobby that he shouldn't get off the cord until he gets the corresponding order.".
In the health field we have to underline the existence of what is known as the sanitary cord. Specifically, this is a term used to refer to the set of actions, means and elements of various kinds that exist in a given area with the clear objective of curbing the spread of situations that endanger health such as pests or epidemics
Within the body of the human being we find various types of cords. Thus, for example, there is the spermatic cord that is the one that men have and that is defined as being the set of organs that are protected by lax type cellular tissue and that are characterized by going from the testicle to what is the inguinal canal
He umbilical cord On the other hand, it is the cord that, in placental mammals, links the fetus or embryo with its placenta. This cord allows the exchange of food and blood Between both.
In addition to humans, some animals also have cords, although of different types. In this way we find the fact that horses sometimes have a cord on their face, which is nothing more than a white stripe that crosses that from the forehead to the nose area.