Translation of cork in Spanish:


corcho, n.

Pronunciation: /kɔrk//kɔːk/


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    corcho masculine
    • The trees not only survive, but thrive through the process, which involves stripping off the bark and removing the cork layer beneath.
    • Instead use healthier floor alternatives as cork, solid wood, marmoleum, tiles, bamboo, and so on.
    • Hooke had discovered plant cells - more precisely, what Hooke saw were the cell walls in cork tissue.
    • After considering cork and stone floor tiles, we decided to extend the hardwood of the dining area into the kitchen for continuity and a look that made the kitchen seem more like a living space.
    • The bathroom is at the back of the hall: it has cork floor tiling, part-tiled walls and a chocolate brown suite, including a bath with telephone shower attachment and bidet.
    • The walls are part tiled and there are cork tiles on the floor.
    • Well, it takes about 50 years for a cork oak tree to be suitable for harvesting its bark for making cork up.
    • For a casual look, try chunky, open-toe or open-back styles in straw or cork soles.
    • There are other things you can do with cork: make cork tiles out of it, for example.
    • Triple glazed, they are made of oak and larch with a layer of cork in the centre.
    • Instead of going in for wooden flooring with carpets or expensive tiles, opt for something cheaper yet safe like cork or rubber tiles.
    • Suberin is also formed developmentally and is found in the dermal cells of underground tissues, the Casparian band and in the cork cells of bark tissue.
    • The kitchen itself overlooks both the front and side gardens and has a rustic feel with cork floor tiles and a good range of fitted pine presses at ground and eye level.
    • Adaxial bulliform cells, cork cells and subsidiary cells were not silicified.
    • The nicest and most practical coasters are either cork or black, as they go with whatever décor you choose.
    • It's a temporary measure, because we're planning a complete bathroom make-over, to include either cork or ceramic tiles.
    • Griffin complained to the Prime Minister that no notice was ever taken of his advice on landscaping other than the planting of some cork bark trees.
    • Root bases were attached to the stem over cavities prepared by removing lenticels and discs of cork and secondary cortex beneath.
    • Carpets should be replaced with cork tiles, vinyl flooring or linoleum.
    • Made from the inner bark of the Mediterranean cork oak tree, cork can be cut repeatedly from trees that may be hundreds of years old.
    • He had the walls of his room lined with cork to shut out light and sound and there he retreated to think and to write, sleeping during the day and venturing forth at night.
    • I need some help with the removal of old square cork tiles from the bedroom wall.
    • The main bathroom is on the first floor return and is fitted with a wall of cupboards and cork tile flooring.
    • Here there is a small single bedroom with cork floor tiling and a large full-length window looking out on to the front lawns.
  • 2

    (in bottle)
    corcho masculine
    • Colleen was standing near the door, smiling strangely, trying to pop the cork on a bottle of Merlot.
    • So pop the cork on that bottle of wine, get some great take out food, and kick back for an evening of great music you are guaranteed to enjoy!
    • Once wine was packaged in bottles stoppered with corks from the end of the 17th century, it became capable of bottle ageing and full maturation.
    • Hector and Rue laughed heartily and popped the cork on a bottle of champagne, letting it spill on the carpet.
    • He pulled the cork from the bottle and poured a glass for each.
    • It's a bit like pulling the cork from a champagne bottle, except in this case, what's released is an aerial spectacular with dust, clouds and debris.
    • More champagne corks were popped in Manchester last week than anywhere else in the country around the festive season, according to research by supermarket giant Sainsbury's.
    • I'm happy to drink wines fitted with a screwcap, although I do miss cutting the foil and hearing that heart warming pop, as the cork is pulled from the bottle.
    • Pascal personally popped the corks of the champagne bottles, and by doing so, auspiciously symbolised the incoming of luck and good fortune for the Pattaya Blatt team.
    • The five agree that this is the occasion to pop the cork on the bottle of champagne and toast their achievement - and so they do.
    • The seal breaks on the forward hatch and it sounds almost like a cork popping on a bottle of champagne.
    • You never need a special occasion to pop the cork on a bottle of Moet.
    • The sounds of corks popping on champagne bottles added to locals cheering on the endeavours of the small committee who had over-seen a job well done.
    • Finally, someone popped the cork on a champagne bottle and we all cheered.
    • So when the champagne corks pop in Japan, instead of spraying it, the recipients should put personal differences aside and use it to toast Michael Schumacher, the sport's greatest-ever driver.
    • Still, it may be premature to pop the champagne corks.
    • He then seated himself beside her, popped the cork on the wine bottle, and began to pour her a glass of homemade wine.
    • It led to an understandably exuberant celebration: with 300m to go, she took both hands off the bars to pop the cork from the bottle and spray the crowd.
    • Then, suddenly, like a cork popping from a champagne bottle, the sleigh breaks free into a dark world.
    • But as the champagne corks were popping a stink was already being made about where anti-dump residents obtained support for their long legal battle.
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    (in angling)
    corcho masculine
    • Guide Butch Terpe reported he has been taking good numbers of hand-size bream by fishing meal worms under a cork in about four feet of water near lilies or other aquatic vegetation.
    • I have found a cork on quill Avon float to be perfect for the job of presenting a moving bait.
    • They had fishing poles, and lines with corks on them out floating in the scummy water.
    • The cork floated on the surface, its quill upright like the periscope of a submarine.
    • A small cork or float usually is used to suspend the bait a foot or two beneath the surface (the distance can be adjusted by sliding the float).

transitive verb

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    (bottle) ponerle un (tapón de) corcho a