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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The HSIEF is a strategic scheme for capital investment within Project Ireland 2040, EUR25 million has been allocated to UCC to develop Cork University Business School in the heart of Cork city.
They have been created for the chain by Portuguese cork manufacturer Amorim.
Ryanair has announced it will fly from Cork to the Hungarian capital Budapest from April next year, the fourth new route it has added in recent weeks.
For cork producers, those changes have come quickly in recent decades as concerns regarding cork contamination and competition from alternative closures spurred them to review how they produce corks and where to improve the process.
Available in over 80 prints and colors, cork fabric is not a frugal purchase, so make a little go a long way.
Taking the other cork for the head, push in the two round black pins for the eyes and the bigger red one for the nose.
In addition to cork bottle stoppers, which still account for three quarters of production, cork is becoming increasingly important as a building material.
The history of cork being used in fashion and furniture dates back centuries.
Designer Elaine Turner is a proponent of cork, which is renewable, feather light and water-resistant.
The creative possibilities of the sustainable 100% cork tiles are very wide ranging with Globus Cork tiles.
Also available at most major home improvement stores, cork flooring is competitively priced with other kinds of sustainable flooring, and cork is a beautiful, eco-friendly material.
Alterations of this nature indicate the barrel has been drilled and filled with cork."
This pressure can launch a champagne cork at 50 miles per hour as it leaves the bottle, which is fast enough to shatter glass.
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.