Cork

An external, secondary tissue impermeable to water and gasses. It is often formed in response to wounding or infection.

cork

[n] - outer bark of the cork oak 2. [n] - a port city in southern Ireland 3. [n] - the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle) 4. [v] - close a bottle with a cork
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Cork

A wine bottle stopper made from the thick outer bark of the cork oak tree.
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Cork

Outer waterproof layer covering most trees and shrubs. The cork material used in flooring and for it's properties is from the tree Quercus Suber.
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Cork

Cork (kôrk) noun [ Confer G., Dan., & Swedish kork , D. kurk ; all from Spanish corcho , from Latin cortex , corticis , bark, rind. Confer Cortex .] 1. The outer layer of the bark of the cork tree ( Quercus Suber ), of which stoppers for bottl...
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Cork

Cork transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Corked (kôrkt); present participle & verbal noun Corking .] 1. To stop with a cork, as a bottle. 2. To furnish or fit with cork; to raise on cork. « Tread on ...
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cork

bottle cork noun the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)
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Cork

• (v. t.) To furnish or fit with cork; to raise on cork. • (n.) The outer layer of the bark of the cork tree (Quercus Suber), of which stoppers for bottles and casks are made. See Cutose. • (n.) A mass of tabular cells formed in any kind of bark, in greater or less abundance. • (n.) A stopper for a bottle or cask, cut out of cor...
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Cork

county in the province of Munster, southwestern Ireland. The largest county in Ireland, it is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean (south) and by Counties ...
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Cork

county borough, seaport, and county town (seat) of County Cork, in the province of Munster, Ireland. It is located at the head of Cork Harbour on the ...
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cork

the outer bark of an evergreen type of oak tree called the cork oak (species Quercus suber) that is native to the Mediterranean region. Cork consists ... [8 related articles]
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cork

cork (Janus word) To take out and to insert.
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cork

material from the bark of a tree, often used as toppers for wine bottles
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cork

cork, protective, waterproof outer covering of the stems and roots of woody plants. Cork is a specialized secondary tissue produced by the cork cambium of the plant (see meristem, bark). The regularly arranged walls of cork cells are impregnated with a waxy material, called suberin, that is almost i...
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Cork

Cork, county (1991 pop. 410,369), 2,881 sq mi (7,462 sq km), SW Republic of Ireland. Cork is the county seat. Largest of the Irish counties, it has a rocky and much-indented coastline (Bantry, Dunmanus, Roaringwater, Courtmarsherry, Clonakilty, and Youghal bays, and Kinsale and Cork harbors). The in...
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Cork

Cork, city (1991 pop. 174,000), county town of Co. Cork, S Republic of Ireland, on the Lee River near its mouth on Cork Harbour. The oldest part of the town rests on an island between the north and south branches of the Lee, which is crossed by numerous bridges. Exports are largely farm produce (dai...
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Cork

Cork is the external bark of a species of oak (Quercus suber) which grows in Spain, Portugal, and other southern parts of Europe and in the north of Africa, and is distinguished by the great thickness and sponginess of its bark, and by the leaves being evergreen, rectangular, somewhat oval, downy underneath, and waved. The outer bark falls off of i...
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cork

Type: Term Pronunciation: kork Definitions: 1. 1. The outer bark of the cork oak, used to make stoppers for some better bottles of wine. 2. A stopper made of cork or any similar substance.
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Cork

(city) Third-largest city in Ireland; port and county town of County Cork, important industrial and trading centre on the River Lee, at the head of the long inlet of Cork harbour, 21 km/13 mi from the sea; population (2002) 123,100. The lower harbour, at Cobh, can berth liners....
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Cork

(county) Click images to enlargeLargest county of the Republic of Ireland, in the province of Munster; county town Cork; area 7,460 sq km/2,880 sq mi; population (2002) 447,800. Cork is mainly agricultural, but...
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cork

Light, waterproof outer layers of the bark covering the branches and roots of almost all trees and shrubs. The cork oak (Quercus suber), a native of southern Europe and North Africa, is cultivated in Spain and Portugal; the exceptionally thick outer layers of its bark provide the cork that is used commercially
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CORK

Circulation Obviation Retrofit Kit
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Cork

Cylinder-shaped piece cut from the thick bark of a cork-oak tree and used as a stopper in wine bottles. Cork is especially well suited for this purpose because of its waxy composition and springiness.
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cork

The outer layer of the bark in woody plants; composed of dead cells.
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Cork

[material] Cork is an impermeable, buoyant material, a prime-subset of bark tissue that is harvested for commercial use primarily from Quercus suber (the Cork Oak), which is endemic to southwest Europe and northwest Africa. Cork is composed of suberin, a hydrophobic substance, and because of its impermeable, buoyant, elastic, and fire retar...
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