Sentence Examples

  • The test tube is tightly corked to prevent evaporation, and allowed to stand for some hours.
  • Sometimes an "adapter" is used; this is simply a tapering tube, the side tube being corked into the wider end, and the condenser on to the narrower end.
  • Having sat some time at table, Speranski corked a bottle of wine and, remarking, "Nowadays good wine rides in a carriage and pair," passed it to the servant and got up.
  • The corked eyebrows and mustaches were smeared over the perspiring, flushed, and merry faces.