HyperDic: cork

English > 7 senses of the word cork / Cork:
NOUNsubstancecorkouter bark of the cork oak
substancecork, phellem(botany) outer tissue of bark
locationCorka port city in southern Ireland
artifactcork, bottle corkthe plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)
artifactcork, bob, bobber, bobfloata small float usually made of cork
VERBcontactcork, cork upclose a bottle with a cork
changecorkstuff with cork
cork / Cork > pronunciation
Soundskao'rk
Rhymesfork ... York: 8 rhymes with aork...
English > cork: 7 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningOuter bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc..
Broaderbarktough / tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
plant material, plant substancematerial derived from plants
Spanishcorcho
Catalansuro
Verbscorkclose a bottle with a cork
English > cork: 7 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaning(botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells.
Synonymphellem
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Broaderbarktough / tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
Spanishphellem
Catalanphellem
English > Cork: 7 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA port city in southern Ireland.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
portA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Part ofIreland, Republic of Ireland, Irish Republic, EireA republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland
SpanishCork
English > cork: 7 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle).
Synonymbottle cork
Part ofwine bottleA bottle for holding wine
Broaderplug, stopper, stoppleBlockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
Spanishcorcho de botella, corcho, tapón de corcho
Catalantap de suro, tap
Adjectivescorky(of wine) tainted in flavor by a cork containing excess tannin
Verbscorkclose a bottle with a cork
English > cork: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.
Synonymsbob, bobber, bobfloat
Member offishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, riggear used in fishing
BroaderfloatSomething that floats on the surface of water
Spanishbobfloat, boya
Catalanbobfloat
English > cork: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningClose a bottle with a cork.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcork up
Broaderplug, stop up, secureFill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
OppositeuncorkDraw the cork from (bottles)
Spanishencorchar
Nounscorkthe plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)
corkouter bark of the cork oak
corkera machine that is used to put corks in bottles
English > cork: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningStuff with cork.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The baseball player stuffed his bat with cork to make it lighter"
BroaderstuffFill tightly with a material
Spanishrellenar con corcho, tapar con corcho

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