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5 definitions found
 for corkscrew
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  corkscrew
      n 1: a bottle opener that pulls corks [syn: corkscrew, bottle
           screw]
      v 1: move in a spiral or zigzag course [syn: corkscrew,
           spiral]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  80 Moby Thesaurus words for "corkscrew":
     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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