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cork•screw



Pronunciation: (kôrk'skrOO"), [key]
n.
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.
resembling a corkscrew; helical; spiral.

v.t., v.i.
to move in a spiral or zigzag course.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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