cork(
kork
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (material)
a. el corcho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We bought a bulletin board made of cork for the office.Compramos un tablón de anuncios de corcho para la oficina.
2. (stopper)
a. el corcho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Can you help me to remove the cork from this wine bottle?¿Me puedes ayudar a quitar el corcho de esta botella de vino?
b. el tapón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He sabered the cork to remove it from the champagne.De un sablazo, quitó al tapón de la champaña.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to place a stopper in)
a. poner un corcho a
Once the bottles have been filled with wine, we cork and seal them.Una vez que llenamos las botellas de vino, les ponemos corchos y las sellamos.
b. encorchar
Cork the bottle so that we can save the rest of the wine.Encorcha la botella para guardar el resto del vino.
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cork
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (material)
a. el corcho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (stopper)
a. el (tapón de) corcho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (bottle)
a. encorchar
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cork [kɔːk]
noun
1 (substance) corcho (m)
2 (stopper) corcho (m); tapón (m)
transitive verb
[+bottle] (also cork up) tapar con corcho; taponar
modifier
de corcho
cork oak cork tree (n) alcornoque (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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