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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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For each lot of 500,000 corks, we ask for a pre-purchase sample of 250.
It alone has been responsible for the production of a million corks.
Early on he became an inveterate collector of corks, nearly all of them well used.
But with natural corks there will always be a bum cork coming through, they are all individual, like finger prints.
com:``It is definitively disproved by scientific research that wine corks breath.
Waitrose is taking its most decisive stand in the debate over wine closures by phasing out synthetic corks from its range.
In some parts of the world plastic corks have caused uproar amongst wine lovers but it means no more corked wine.
Believe it or not, some 10 to 12 billion corks are sold every year around the world, generating over a billion dollars in sales.
We believe for the foreseeable future there will be a significant demand for natural corks,' said Sue Daniels, of Marks & Spencer.
They all praised its insulating properties and lightness, although they assigned it an unimportant role among the humble materials useful for making floats for fishing nets, beehives, shoe soles, in addition to corks for amphoras.
At least four companies are injection molding and extruding foamed plastic wine corks, filing numerous patents and lawsuits as they contend for position in technology and in the marketplace.
After sensorial and technical analysis of 11,000 treated corks, researchers found that taint levels were practically nonexistent with the new technique.
Portuguese cork producer Cork Supply extended its "bottle buy back" guarantee to Include the company's Vine technical corks.
Let's kick-start the holiday season with the adage 'Good things come in little packages,' with these little reindeer and pine tree ornaments made of some wine bottle corks and barbecue sticks most households have.