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noun cork pronunciation in British English /kɔː(r)k/
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  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
    Champagne corks popped as we celebrated our victory.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] a light substance forming the bark (=outer covering) of a tree called the cork oak
    cork floor tiles
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