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cork·screw

 (kôrk′skro͞o′)
n.
1. A device for drawing corks from bottles, consisting of a pointed metal spiral attached to a handle.
2. Sports A swimming stroke with a flutter kick in which one alternates between overarm strokes taken while face down and overarm strokes taken while on one's back. Corkscrew is usually used as a training drill.
adj.
Spiral in shape.
intr. & tr.v. cork·screwed, cork·screw·ing, cork·screws
To move or cause to move in a spiral or winding course.

corkscrew

(ˈkɔːkˌskruː)
n
1. (Tools) a device for drawing corks from bottles, typically consisting of a pointed metal spiral attached to a handle or screw mechanism
2. (Boxing) boxing slang a blow that ends with a twist of the fist, esp one intended to cut the opponent
3. (modifier) resembling a corkscrew in shape
vb
to move or cause to move in a spiral or zigzag course

cork•screw

(ˈkɔrkˌskru)

n.
1. an instrument typically consisting of a metal spiral with a sharp point at one end and a transverse handle at the other, used for drawing corks from bottles.
adj.
2. resembling a corkscrew; helical; spiral.
v.t., v.i.
3. to move in a spiral or zigzag course.
[1805–15]

corkscrew


Past participle: corkscrewed
Gerund: corkscrewing

Imperative
corkscrew
corkscrew
Present
I corkscrew
you corkscrew
he/she/it corkscrews
we corkscrew
you corkscrew
they corkscrew
Preterite
I corkscrewed
you corkscrewed
he/she/it corkscrewed
we corkscrewed
you corkscrewed
they corkscrewed
Present Continuous
I am corkscrewing
you are corkscrewing
he/she/it is corkscrewing
we are corkscrewing
you are corkscrewing
they are corkscrewing
Present Perfect
I have corkscrewed
you have corkscrewed
he/she/it has corkscrewed
we have corkscrewed
you have corkscrewed
they have corkscrewed
Past Continuous
I was corkscrewing
you were corkscrewing
he/she/it was corkscrewing
we were corkscrewing
you were corkscrewing
they were corkscrewing
Past Perfect
I had corkscrewed
you had corkscrewed
he/she/it had corkscrewed
we had corkscrewed
you had corkscrewed
they had corkscrewed
Future
I will corkscrew
you will corkscrew
he/she/it will corkscrew
we will corkscrew
you will corkscrew
they will corkscrew
Future Perfect
I will have corkscrewed
you will have corkscrewed
he/she/it will have corkscrewed
we will have corkscrewed
you will have corkscrewed
they will have corkscrewed
Future Continuous
I will be corkscrewing
you will be corkscrewing
he/she/it will be corkscrewing
we will be corkscrewing
you will be corkscrewing
they will be corkscrewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been corkscrewing
you have been corkscrewing
he/she/it has been corkscrewing
we have been corkscrewing
you have been corkscrewing
they have been corkscrewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been corkscrewing
you will have been corkscrewing
he/she/it will have been corkscrewing
we will have been corkscrewing
you will have been corkscrewing
they will have been corkscrewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been corkscrewing
you had been corkscrewing
he/she/it had been corkscrewing
we had been corkscrewing
you had been corkscrewing
they had been corkscrewing
Conditional
I would corkscrew
you would corkscrew
he/she/it would corkscrew
we would corkscrew
you would corkscrew
they would corkscrew
Past Conditional
I would have corkscrewed
you would have corkscrewed
he/she/it would have corkscrewed
we would have corkscrewed
you would have corkscrewed
they would have corkscrewed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corkscrew - a bottle opener that pulls corkscorkscrew - a bottle opener that pulls corks  
bottle opener - an opener for removing caps or corks from bottles
Verb1.corkscrew - move in a spiral or zigzag course
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"

corkscrew

verb
To move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course:
Translations
بَرِيـمَةٌ لِفَتْحِ الزُّجَاجَاتمِفتاح القناني، برّيمـه، مِبْـرَم
vývrtka
proptrækker
korkkiruuvi
vadičep
dugóhúzó
tappatogari
コルク栓抜き
코르크 마개뽑이
vývrtka
odčepnik
korkskruv
สว่านเปิดจุกขวด
cái mở nút chai

corkscrew

[ˈkɔːkskruː]
A. Nsacacorchos m inv
B. ADJen espiral
C. VIsubir en espiral

corkscrew

[ˈkɔːrkskruː] ntire-bouchon m

corkscrew

[ˈkɔːkˌskruː] ncavatappi m inv

cork

(koːk) noun
1. the outer bark of the cork tree (an oak of South Europe, North Africa etc). Cork floats well; (also adjective) cork floor-tiles.
2. a stopper for a bottle etc made of cork. Put the cork back in the wine-bottle.
verb
to put a cork or stopper in. He corked the bottle.
ˈcorkscrew noun
a tool with a screw-like spike, used for drawing corks from bottles.

corkscrew

بَرِيـمَةٌ لِفَتْحِ الزُّجَاجَات vývrtka proptrækker Korkenzieher τιρμπουσόν sacacorchos korkkiruuvi tire-bouchon vadičep cavatappi コルク栓抜き 코르크 마개뽑이 kurkentrekker korketrekker korkociąg saca-rolhas штопор korkskruv สว่านเปิดจุกขวด tirbuşon cái mở nút chai 开塞钻
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