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cork

noun

1 cork

Outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc..

Roget 263: stopper, stopple; plug, cork, bung, spike, spill, stopcock, tap; rammer; ram, ramrod; piston; ... show more

Roget 320: levity; lightness etc. adj.; imponderability, buoyancy, volatility.    feather, dust, mote, down, thistle, down, flue, ... show more

Dutch: kurk, stop, stopsel
Polish: korek



2 cork

botany Outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells.

synonym: phellem.

Polish: korek, felem

3 Cork

A port city in southern Ireland.

4 cork

The plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle).

synonym: bottle cork.

Dutch: kurk
Polish: korek

5 cork

A small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.

synonyms: bob, bobber, bobfloat.

Dutch: dobber, sim
Polish: spławik, pławik, pływak

verb

1 cork

Close a bottle with a cork.

synonym: cork up.

2 cork

Stuff with cork.


Moby thesaurus: Carling float, air, asphyxiate, balsa, balsa raft, bar, bark, bedarken, besmirch, bind, black, blacken, blackwash, block, block up, blockade, blot, blotch, bob, bonnet ... show more.

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