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cor·don

 (kôr′dn)
n.
1. A line of people, military posts, or ships stationed around an area to enclose or guard it: a police cordon.
2. A rope, line, tape, or similar border stretched around an area, usually by the police, indicating that access is restricted.
3.
a. A cord or braid worn as a fastening or ornament.
b. A ribbon usually worn diagonally across the breast as a badge of honor or decoration.
4. Architecture A stringcourse.
5. Botany A tree or shrub, especially a fruit tree such as an apple or pear, repeatedly pruned and trained to grow on a support as a single ropelike stem.
tr.v. cor·doned, cor·don·ing, cor·dons
To form a cordon around (an area) so as to prevent movement in or out. Often used with off: Troops cordoned off the riot zone.

[French, from Old French, diminutive of corde, cord; see cord.]
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cordon

(ˈkɔːdən)
n
1. (Military) a chain of police, soldiers, ships, etc, stationed around an area
2. a ribbon worn as insignia of honour or rank
3. (Textiles) a cord or ribbon worn as an ornament or fastening
4. (Architecture) architect Also called: stringcourse, belt course or table an ornamental projecting band or continuous moulding along a wall
5. (Horticulture) horticulture a form of fruit tree consisting of a single stem bearing fruiting spurs, produced by cutting back all lateral branches
vb
(often foll by: off) to put or form a cordon (around); close (off)
[C16: from Old French, literally: a little cord, from corde string, cord]
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cor•don

(ˈkɔr dn)

n.
1. a line of police, sentinels, military posts, warships, etc., enclosing or guarding an area.
2. a cord, braid, or ribbon worn as an ornament, fastening, or badge.
3. a stringcourse, esp. one having little or no projection, on the face of a building.
v.t.
4. to surround or blockade with or as if with a cordon (often fol. by off).
[1400–50; Middle English < Middle French, diminutive of corde]
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Cordon

 a continuous line or circle of persons or objects forming a barrier around a person, place, or building; a string or row of stones. See also chain.
Examples: cordon of admirers, 1854; of strike pickets; of police, 1883; cordon sanitaire; of troops.
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cordon


Past participle: cordoned
Gerund: cordoning

Imperative
cordon
cordon
Present
I cordon
you cordon
he/she/it cordons
we cordon
you cordon
they cordon
Preterite
I cordoned
you cordoned
he/she/it cordoned
we cordoned
you cordoned
they cordoned
Present Continuous
I am cordoning
you are cordoning
he/she/it is cordoning
we are cordoning
you are cordoning
they are cordoning
Present Perfect
I have cordoned
you have cordoned
he/she/it has cordoned
we have cordoned
you have cordoned
they have cordoned
Past Continuous
I was cordoning
you were cordoning
he/she/it was cordoning
we were cordoning
you were cordoning
they were cordoning
Past Perfect
I had cordoned
you had cordoned
he/she/it had cordoned
we had cordoned
you had cordoned
they had cordoned
Future
I will cordon
you will cordon
he/she/it will cordon
we will cordon
you will cordon
they will cordon
Future Perfect
I will have cordoned
you will have cordoned
he/she/it will have cordoned
we will have cordoned
you will have cordoned
they will have cordoned
Future Continuous
I will be cordoning
you will be cordoning
he/she/it will be cordoning
we will be cordoning
you will be cordoning
they will be cordoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cordoning
you have been cordoning
he/she/it has been cordoning
we have been cordoning
you have been cordoning
they have been cordoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cordoning
you will have been cordoning
he/she/it will have been cordoning
we will have been cordoning
you will have been cordoning
they will have been cordoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cordoning
you had been cordoning
he/she/it had been cordoning
we had been cordoning
you had been cordoning
they had been cordoning
Conditional
I would cordon
you would cordon
he/she/it would cordon
we would cordon
you would cordon
they would cordon
Past Conditional
I would have cordoned
you would have cordoned
he/she/it would have cordoned
we would have cordoned
you would have cordoned
they would have cordoned
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cordon

The pruning and training method that results in a single stemmed plant. Used for dwarf fruiting trees, tomatoes and related plants.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cordon - a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
2.cordon - cord or ribbon worn as an insignia of honor or rank
insignia - a badge worn to show official position
3.cordon - adornment consisting of an ornamental ribbon or cord
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
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cordon

noun chain, line, ring, barrier, picket line Police formed a cordon between the two crowds.
cordon something off surround, isolate, close off, fence off, separate, enclose, picket, encircle The police cordoned the area off.
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Translations
نِطاق مِن الشُّرطَه أو الجُنود
kordón
=-kædeafspærringkæde
kordon
varîhringur
apsuptikordonas
kordons
kordón

cordon

[ˈkɔːdn]
A. Ncordón m
B. VT (also to cordon off) → acordonar
C. CPD cordon sanitaire N (Pol) → cordón m sanitario
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cordon

[ˈkɔːrdən] n [police, soldiers, vehicles] → cordon m
cordon off
vt
[+ area] → interdire l'accès à
[+ crowd] → tenir à l'écartcordon bleu [ˈkɔːrdɒnˈblɜː] adj [cookery, cook] → de cordon bleu
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cordon

n
Kordon m, → Postenkette f; to put a cordon round somethingeinen Kordon um etw ziehen, etw (hermetisch) abriegeln
(= ribbon of an Order)Kordon m, → (Ordens)band nt
(Hort) → Kordon m, → Schnurbaum m
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cordon

[ˈkɔːdn] ncordone m
cordon off vt + advfare cordone intorno a
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cordon

(ˈkoːdn) noun
a line of sentries or policemen to prevent people from entering an area. They've put a cordon round the house where the bomb is planted.
cordon off
to enclose with a cordon. The police cordoned off the area where the gunman was.
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Maduro and believe that similar to previous plots, the Venezuelan people will foil this plot with unity and resistance alongside their government," President Rouhani said in a meeting with new Venezuelan Ambassador to Tehran Carlos Antonio Alcala Cordones on Saturday.
Los cordones son secciones de placas celulares alrededor de los sinusoides.
La resonancia magnetica de columna cervical con gadolinio mostro un aumento en la intensidad de senal en las secuencias potenciadas en T2 de los cordones posteriores, exclusivamente, desde el interespacio C2-C3 hasta la altura de C7, sin condicionar ensanchamiento en la secuencia T1 ni realce con el gadolinio.
Como resultado de este proceso, permanecen sobre la costa norte del estuario de Bahia Blanca, ubicado al sureste de dicha localidad, depositos sedimentarios que constituyen cordones y espigas.
En el interior del germario existe un determinado numero de celulas nutricias, las cuales se conectan con los ovocitos del vitelario a traves de proyecciones citoplasmaticas denominadas cordones troficos (King & Buning 1985; Szklarzewicz 1998a; Szklarzewicz 1998b).
El espacio entre estas estructuras aparece ocupado por cordones de celulas hepaticas rodeadas por sinusoides vasculares.