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uncork

[uhn-kawrk] /ʌnˈkɔrk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to draw the cork from.
2.
Informal. to release or unveil; unleash:
to uncork one's pent-up emotions.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; un-2 + cork
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Examples for uncork
  • It does not want to uncork the market until its standard is ready, whenever that may be.
  • Purchase a bottle upstairs in the store, then uncork it in the common area or private room.
  • Renewable power is inspiring clever new ways to store electricity-and to uncork it exactly when and where it is needed.
  • She thinks this approach could revolutionize our understanding of gravity and uncork the deepest workings of the universe.
  • Sometimes they need a place to unwind and, as it were, to uncork.
  • uncork the bubbly at midnight and kiss your special one at the moment the ball drops.
  • So if you want us to uncork that genie, first, demand measurement.
  • The effect was to abruptly uncork a pressurized mixture of magma and gas, freeing it to surge across the landscape.
British Dictionary definitions for uncork

uncork

/ʌnˈkɔːk/
verb (transitive)
1.
to draw the cork from (a bottle, etc)
2.
to release or unleash (emotions, etc)
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