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cork oak

  

      n   an evergreen Mediterranean oak tree, Quercus suber, with a porous outer bark from which cork is obtained,   (Also called)    cork tree  
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cork  
      n  
1    the thick light porous outer bark of the cork oak, used widely as an insulator and for stoppers for bottles, casks, etc.  
2    a piece of cork or other material used as a stopper  
3    an angling float  
4      (Also called)    phellem     (Botany)   a protective layer of dead impermeable cells on the outside of the stems and roots of woody plants, produced by the outer layer of the cork cambium  
      adj  
5    made of cork  
   Related adj       suberose  
      vb   tr  
6    to stop up (a bottle, cask, etc.) with or as if with a cork; fit with a cork  
7    often foll by: up   to restrain  
to cork up the emotions     
8    to black (the face, hands, etc.) with burnt cork  
     (C14: probably from Arabic qurq, from Latin cortex bark, especially of the cork oak)  
  corklike      adj  


Cork  
      n  
1    a county of SW Republic of Ireland, in Munster province: crossed by ridges of low mountains; scenic coastline. County town: Cork. Pop.: 420000 (1996). Area: 7459 sq. km (2880 sq. miles)  
2    a port in S Republic of Ireland, county town of Co. Cork, at the mouth of the River Lee: seat of the University College of Cork (1849). Pop.: 127253 (1991),   (Gaelic name)    Corcaigh  
cork cambium  
      n   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 oak  
      n   an evergreen Mediterranean oak tree, Quercus suber, with a porous outer bark from which cork is obtained,   (Also called)    cork tree  
cork-tipped  
      adj   (of a cigarette) having a filter of cork or some material resembling cork  

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Cork, cork cambium, cork tree, corky

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