corkscrew

corkscrew
Synonyms and related words:
anfractuous, aspirator, bottle opener, can opener, church key, cirrus, clavis, cochlear, cochleate, coil, contort, corkscrewy, crinkle, crowbar, curl, curlicue, entwine, evolute, extractor, forceps, gyre, helical, helicoid, helix, intort, involute, key, kink, latchkey, latchstring, master key, meander, open sesame, opener, passkey, pincers, pipette, pliers, press, pump, ringlet, roll, scallop, screw, screw-shaped, scroll, scrolled, separator, serpentine, siphon, skeleton key, slink, snake, spiral, spiroid, swirl, tendril, tin opener, turbinal, turbinate, turn, tweezers, twine, twirl, twist, twist and turn, vacuum pump, verticillate, volute, voluted, volution, vortex, whirl, whorl, whorled, wind, worm, wreathe, wring, wringer

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  • Corkscrew — steht für: den englischen Ausdruck von Korkenzieher im Achterbahnbau: eine Inversion, siehe Korkenzieher mehrere Achterbahnen, u.a.: in Alabama State Fairground, siehe Canobie Corkscrew in Cedar Point, siehe Corkscrew (Cedar Point) in Silverwood …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Corkscrew — (spr. kórk ßkru, »Pfropfenzieher«), Kammgarngewebe für Herren und Damenanzüge: a) Herrenstoff mit 38–40 Fäden auf 1 cm, Kette Nr. 32 zweifach Kammgarn, Schuß Streichgarn 10–11,000 m auf 1 kg; b) Konfektionsstoff mit 48 Ketten und 42 Schußfäden… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • corkscrew — cork screw (k[^o]rk skr[udd] ), a. shaped like a corkscrew; spiral; helical. [PJC] {corkscrew stairs}, a spiral staircase around a solid newel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corkscrew — (Korkzieher), reinwollener oder halbwollener Stoff mit unterbrochenem Köper. Literatur: Monatschrift für Textil Industrie, Leipzig 1897, S. 467; 1900, S. 660; 1903, S. 454 …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Corkscrew — Cork screw , v. t. To press forward in a winding way; as, to corkscrew one s way through a crowd. [Colloq.] Dickens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corkscrew — ● corkscrew nom masculin (anglais corkscrew, tire bouchon) Lainage anglais croisé, léger, réalisé avec une armure dérivée du cannelé oblique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • corkscrew — [kôrk′skro͞o΄] n. a device for pulling corks out of bottles, usually a spiral shaped piece of steel with a point at one end and a handle at the other adj. shaped like a corkscrew; spiral vi., vt. to move in a spiral; twist …   English World dictionary

  • corkscrew — cork screw (k[^o]rk skr[udd] ), n. An instrument with a screw or a steel spiral for drawing corks from bottles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corkscrew — 1720, from CORK (Cf. cork) + SCREW (Cf. screw). Given various figurative or extended senses from c.1815; the verb is attested from 1837 …   Etymology dictionary

  • corkscrew — ► NOUN ▪ a device for pulling corks from bottles, consisting of a spiral metal rod that is inserted into the cork, and a handle. ► VERB ▪ move or twist in a spiral …   English terms dictionary

  • Corkscrew — For other uses, see Corkscrew (disambiguation). A basic corkscrew …   Wikipedia

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