Definition of Cork

1. Noun. Outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc..

Generic synonyms: Bark, Plant Material, Plant Substance

2. Verb. Close a bottle with a cork.
Exact synonyms: Cork Up
Generic synonyms: Plug, Secure, Stop Up
Derivative terms: Corker
Antonyms: Uncork

3. Noun. (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells.
Exact synonyms: Phellem
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Generic synonyms: Bark

4. Verb. Stuff with cork. "The baseball player stuffed his bat with cork to make it lighter"
Generic synonyms: Stuff

5. Noun. A port city in southern Ireland.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic Of Ireland

6. Noun. The plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle).
Exact synonyms: Bottle Cork
Generic synonyms: Plug, Stopper, Stopple
Group relationships: Wine Bottle
Derivative terms: Corky

7. Noun. A small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line.
Exact synonyms: Bob, Bobber, Bobfloat
Group relationships: Fishing Gear, Fishing Rig, Fishing Tackle, Rig, Tackle
Generic synonyms: Float
Derivative terms: Bob

Definition of Cork

1. n. The outer layer of the bark of the cork tree (Quercus Suber), of which stoppers for bottles and casks are made. See Cutose.

2. v. t. To stop with a cork, as a bottle.

Definition of Cork

1. Proper noun. Principal city of County Cork. ¹

2. Proper noun. County in the Republic of Ireland. (County Cork) ¹

3. Noun. The bark of the cork oak, which is very light and porous and used for making bottle stoppers, flotation devices, and insulation material. ¹

4. Noun. A bottle stopper made from this or any other material. ¹

5. Noun. An angling float, also traditionally made of oak cork. ¹

6. Noun. The cork oak. ¹

7. Noun. (botany) The tissue that grows from the cork cambium. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To seal or stop up, especially with a cork stopper. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To blacken (as) with a burnt cork ¹

10. Verb. To leave the cork in a bottle after attempting to uncork it. ¹

11. Verb. (slang) To be quiet. ¹

12. Verb. To fill with cork, as the center of a baseball bat. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive Australia) To injure through a blow; to induce a haematoma. ¹

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Definition of Cork

1. to stop up [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cork

coriolis force
corium coronae
corium parietis
cork (current term)
cork jacket
cork oak
cork oaks
cork taint
cork tree
cork up

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