Associations to the word «Cork»

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Wiktionary

CORK, noun. (uncountable) The bark of the cork oak, which is very light and porous and used for making bottle stoppers, flotation devices, and insulation material.
CORK, noun. A bottle stopper made from this or any other material.
CORK, noun. An angling float, also traditionally made of oak cork.
CORK, noun. The cork oak, Quercus suber.
CORK, noun. (botany) The tissue that grows from the cork cambium.
CORK, verb. (transitive) To seal or stop up, especially with a cork stopper.
CORK, verb. (transitive) To blacken (as) with a burnt cork
CORK, verb. To leave the cork in a bottle after attempting to uncork it.
CORK, verb. To fill with cork, as the center of a baseball bat.
CORK, verb. (transitive) (Australia) To injure through a blow; to induce a haematoma.
CORK, noun. (snowboarding) A snowboarding aerialist maneuver involving a rotation where the rider goes heels over head, with the board overhead.
CORK, verb. (snowboarding) To perform such a maneuver.
CORK, adjective. (snowboarding) Having the property of a head over heels rotation.
CORK, proper noun. Principal city of County Cork.
CORK, proper noun. County in the Republic of Ireland. (County Cork)
CORK IT, verb. (slang) To be quiet; to shut up.
CORK JACKET, noun. An old-fashioned life jacket having thin pieces of cork enclosed within canvas.
CORK OAK, noun. A type of evergreen oak tree, Quercus suber, native to southeast Europe and northwest Africa.
CORK OAKS, noun. Plural of cork oak
CORK OFF, verb. (US) (slang) To fall asleep.
CORK TAINT, noun. A wine fault characterized by a set of undesirable smells or tastes, sometimes caused by tribromoanisole.

Dictionary definition

CORK, noun. Outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc..
CORK, noun. (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells.
CORK, noun. A port city in southern Ireland.
CORK, noun. The plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle).
CORK, noun. A small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.
CORK, verb. Close a bottle with a cork.
CORK, verb. Stuff with cork; "The baseball player stuffed his bat with cork to make it lighter".

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