Synonyms for cork

MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for cork

MOST RELEVANT
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CORK

Pour it through a funnel into half-pint bottles, and cork them well.

Then pour off the thin liquid from the top, and cork the jug tightly.

When they are cold, tie up the jar; covering the cork with leather.

Put the mixture into a stone jug, or a demijohn, and cork it tightly.

Of course the Californians were wide awake for the drawing of the cork.

Finally he replaced the cork and returned the bottle to its hiding place.

As soon as he removes the cork, the water will pour out of the holes at the bottom.

Put some quicklime and red orpiment in water, place some warm ashes under it for a whole day, filter the liquor, and cork it down.

Keep it in a cool place for two or three hours, then put it into small phials, holding one or two ounces each, and cork it close.

If a cork is forced down even with the mouth of the bottle, it is too small, and should be drawn, that a larger one may be put in.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Spanish alcorque "cork sole," probably via Arabic and ultimately from Latin quercus "oak" (see Quercus) or cortex (genitive corticis) "bark" (see corium).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CORK

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.