[kawrk-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈkɔrkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
an insulating material made of compressed , used in building, for industrial purposes, etc.
a made of this material.
a thin slab made of granules of cork, used as a floor or wall finish and as an insulator
[kawrkt] /kɔrkt/ adjective 1. stopped or closed with a . 2. (def 2). 3. blackened with burnt . [kawrk] /kɔrk/ noun 1. the outer bark of an oak, Quercus suber, of Mediterranean countries, used for making stoppers for bottles, floats, etc. 2. Also called cork oak. the tree itself. 3. something made of cork. 4. […]
[kawr-ker] /ˈkɔr kər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Informal. something that closes a discussion or settles a question. 3. Informal. someone or something that is astonishing or excellent. /ˈkɔːkə/ noun 1. (slang) 2. a person or machine that inserts corks n. 1837, slang, something that “settles” a debate, discussion, conflict, etc.; […]
[kawr-kee] /ˈkɔr ki/ adjective, corkier, corkiest. 1. of the nature of ; corklike. 2. Also, corked. (of wine, brandy, etc.) spoiled, especially by a tainted . adj. early 17c., “light, buoyant” (as cork is), hence, figuratively, of persons “lively;” from cork (n.) + -y (2). Of bottled liquors or wine, “having a flavor of cork,” […]
[kawr-king] /ˈkɔr kɪŋ/ Informal. adjective 1. excellent; fine. adverb 2. very: a corking good time. [kawrk] /kɔrk/ noun 1. the outer bark of an oak, Quercus suber, of Mediterranean countries, used for making stoppers for bottles, floats, etc. 2. Also called cork oak. the tree itself. 3. something made of cork. 4. a piece of […]