Power Chord – A simple chord played on a guitar, typically at loud volumes with high levels of distortion
(Pronounced pow-wuh kord)
To remember what power chord means use the following mnemonic:
The amp's power cord (power chord) was enormous which allowed me to play a simple cord at a very loud volume.
Examples of power chord in a sentence
The rock song was played using power chords.
Power chords were all the guitarist could play.
Power chords are rare in jazz music.