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Simple past tense and past participle of cork.
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.
When quite dry they should be put into dry wide-mouthed bottles and kept closely corked.
The tube is tightly corked to prevent evaporation, and allowed to stand for some hours.
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.
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