Definition of Bark

1. Noun. Tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.




2. Verb. Speak in an unfriendly tone. "They bark that there was a traffic accident "; "She barked into the dictaphone"
Generic synonyms: Mouth, Speak, Talk, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize

3. Noun. A noise resembling the bark of a dog.
Generic synonyms: Noise

4. Verb. Cover with bark.
Generic synonyms: Cover

5. Noun. A sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts.
Exact synonyms: Barque
Generic synonyms: Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel

6. Verb. Remove the bark of a tree. "They bark the trees"
Exact synonyms: Skin
Generic synonyms: Strip

7. Noun. The sound made by a dog.
Specialized synonyms: Bow-wow
Generic synonyms: Cry

8. Verb. Make barking sounds. ; "The dogs barked at the stranger"
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter
Specialized synonyms: Bay, Quest, Yap, Yelp, Yip
Derivative terms: Barker, Barker

9. Verb. Tan (a skin) with bark tannins.
Generic synonyms: Tan

Definition of Bark

1. n. The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind.

2. v. t. To strip the bark from; to peel.

3. v. i. To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs; -- said of some animals, but especially of dogs.

4. n. The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog; a similar sound made by some other animals.

5. n. Formerly, any small sailing vessel, as a pinnace, fishing smack, etc.; also, a rowing boat; a barge. Now applied poetically to a sailing vessel or boat of any kind.

Definition of Bark

1. Noun. (countable uncountable) The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) Peruvian bark or Jesuit's bark, the bark of the cinchona from which quinine is produced. ¹

3. Noun. The crust formed on barbecued meat that has had a rub applied to it. ¹

4. Verb. To strip the bark from; to peel. ¹

5. Verb. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from. ¹

6. Verb. To girdle. ¹

7. Verb. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs (said of animals, especially dogs). ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive) To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To speak sharply. ¹

11. Noun. The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog. ¹

12. Noun. A similar sound made by some other animals. ¹

13. Noun. (figuratively) An abrupt loud vocal utterance. ¹

14. Noun. (obsolete) A small sailing vessel, e.g. a pinnace or a fishing smack; a rowing boat or barge. ¹

15. Noun. (poetic) a sailing vessel or boat of any kind. ¹

16. Noun. (nautical) A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast schooner-rigged. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bark

1. to cry like a dog [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Bark

1. The outermost covering of trees and some plants. This is composed of the cuticle or epidermis, the outer bark (cortex), and the inner bark or fibre. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bark

barium enema
barium hydroxide
barium meal
barium monoxide
barium oxide
barium peroxide
barium protoxide
barium radioisotopes
barium solution
barium sulfate
barium sulfide
barium sulphate
barium swallow
barium thiocyanate
bariums
bark (current term)
bark-louse
bark beetle
bark beetles
bark louse
bark mixture
bark up the wrong tree
barkans
barkantine
barkantines
barkbound
barkcloth
barked
barkeep
barkeeper

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