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Dictionary Definition

uncork

Verb

1 release; "uncork his anger"
2 draw the cork from (bottles); "uncork the French wine" [ant: cork]

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English

Etymology

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To open (a bottle or other container sealed with a cork or stopper) by removing the cork or stopper from.
    uncork a bottle of wine
  2. To release.
    His suggestion uncorked a whirlwind.

Translations

to open by removing the cork or stopper from
  • Finnish: korkata
  • French: déboucher
  • Italian: stappare
  • Slovak: odzátkovať
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