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noun cork pronunciation in American English /kɔrk/
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pluralcorks
  1. 1
    [countable] an object used for blocking the hole in a bottle, especially a bottle of wine. Corks are made of cork or sometimes plastic. You use a corkscrew to remove them.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a light substance forming the bark (=outer covering) of a tree called the cork oak

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