Cord, unit of volume for measuring stacked firewood. A cord is generally equivalent to a stack 4 × 4 × 8 feet (128 cubic feet), and its principal subdivision is the cord foot, which measures 4 × 4 × 1 feet. A face cord is a 4 × 8-foot stack of pieces 1 foot long.
A Cord of Wood Will Last 8-12 Weeks And, it also depends on the size of the house. Considering both are average, a full cord of wood will last from 8 to 12 weeks. For example, an average house of 1000 square feet using the fire twice a day to heat the house will see a cord of wood last from 8 to 12 weeks.Jul 6, 2021
Flexible cords are used to connect electrical equipment to a power source. Flexible cords may have an electrical plug that connects to a power source or they may be permanently wired into a power source. Extension cords (cord sets), cables, and electrical cords are types of flexible cords.Jan 21, 2015
The noun "cord" refers to a rope or a bond, an insulated electrical cable, or an anatomical structure (e.g., vocal cords or umbilical cord). A "cord" of wood is a rectangular pile of wood 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 8 feet long. (Originally it was a quantity that could be tied with a cord.)Apr 6, 2019
To measure the firewood, it must be stacked as tightly as possible with the pieces running parallel to one another. Then, the volume of the wood is taken. In the United States, the definition of a cord is typically a volume of 128 cubic feet—or a stack that is 4 feet wide, 4 feet high, and 8 feet long.Oct 13, 2020