[kawr-kij] /ˈkɔr kɪdʒ/
a fee charged, as in a restaurant, for serving wine or liquor brought in by the patron.
a charge made at a restaurant for serving wine, etc, bought off the premises
noun, Botany. 1. . noun 1. a layer of meristematic cells in the cortex of the stems and roots of woody plants, the outside of which gives rise to cork cells and the inside to secondary cortical cells (phelloderm) Also called phellogen cork cambium A layer of cambium near the surface of the stems of […]
[kawrk-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈkɔrkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun 1. an insulating material made of compressed , used in building, for industrial purposes, etc. 2. a made of this material. /ˈkɔːkˌbɔːd/ noun 1. 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.; […]