cork


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Synonyms for cork

something used to fill a hole, space, or container

to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

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outer bark of the cork oak

(botany) outer tissue of bark

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a port city in southern Ireland

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

a small float usually made of cork

close a bottle with a cork

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stuff with cork

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References in classic literature ?
The raven followed them to satisfy himself that all was right below, and when they reached the street- door, stood on the bottom stair drawing corks out of number.
Cork made their move after half-time, reeling off four unanswered points to build a matchwinning lead in what was largely a defensive affair.
Everyone is invited and encouraged to dream big, roll up their shirtsleeves and create something fun in the spirit of the Cork It
A new lifestyle-concept store called Cork Living in Tabaris has also knocked cork out of a bottle and into your living room.
So is Ingrid Heinkel, who imports cork accessories ranging from men's wallets to a woman's backpack in a tiger stripe design.
The creative possibilities of the sustainable 100% cork tiles are very wide ranging with Globus Cork tiles.
For years, players have used cork and other foreign substances to improve bat speed and power.
Champagne cork mishaps can lead to a variety of serious eye injuries, including rupture of the eye wall, acute glaucoma, retinal detachment, ocular bleeding, dislocation of the lens, and damage to the eye's bone structure.
Keep in mind that the size of the cork will affect the casting distance, but also that you can compensate for that by adding weight.
In the mechanical field, the compression test carried out on natural cork is characterized by three phases: an elastic part corresponding to elastic bending of the walls of cells up to 5% of deformation, a stage (forced stable) corresponding to the compression of the walls of cells between them up to 60%, to 80% of the breaking stress, there is a crushing and a collapse of the cells until the rupture, this behavior is identical in the three principal directions of cork [7].
And the disappointment of saving a prized bottle for a special event and then finding it is corked should be more than enough to change anyone's mind about cork being a magical ingredient of the wine-drinking experience.
Cork oak trees--which grow primarily in Europe and North Africa--are stripped, not chopped.
He initially grew interested in cork recycling while working at Willamette Valley Vineyards, and his environmental concerns bloomed into the founding of Cork ReHarvest in 2008.
THE French can be obstinate about their wine, as you can see from their complicated labelling laws that they refuse to change, and now they are marshalling green arguments to raise the pitch for corks, which have been making way for screwcaps around the world.
The permeability of a wine's cork determines the amount of oxygen that enters the wine, and this acts on compounds that affect flavor.