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English definition of “cork”

cork

noun     /kɔːk/ US  /kɔːrk/
[U] the light, soft bark (= outer covering) of a Mediterranean treeTypes of wood [C] a short, cylinder-shaped piece of cork, plastic, or rubber that is put into the top of a bottle, especially a wine bottle, to close it: I can't get the cork out of the bottle - can you try?Lids, covers and stoppers
(Definition of cork noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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