corkscrew definition

  • noun:
    • a tool for drawing corks from containers, comprising a pointed steel spiral mounted on a handle.
    • An implement for starting bottles that are sealed by a cork. Often specifically these types of an implement which includes a screw-shaped part, or worm.
    • The screw-shaped worm of the corkscrew.
    • a kind of razor-sharp, turning punch, usually one thrown close and from side.
    • a kind of inversion utilized in roller coasters.
    • a guitar with a screw or a steel spiral for attracting corks from containers.
    • A tool comprising a helicoidal piece or “screw” of metallic, with a-sharp point and a transverse handle, always draw corks from containers.
    • A geared logging-locomotive.
    • a bottle opener that pulls corks
    • A device for attracting corks from containers, comprising a pointed steel spiral attached to a handle.
    • An implement for starting containers which can be sealed by a cork. Sometimes especially such an implement that features a screw-shaped component, or worm.
    • The screw-shaped worm of a typical corkscrew.
    • a kind of sharp, turning punch, often one thrown close and from the part.
    • a form of inversion found in roller coasters.
    • a musical instrument with a screw or a steel spiral for drawing corks from bottles.
    • something comprising a helicoidal piece or “screw” of metallic, with a sharp point and a transverse handle, used to draw corks from containers.
    • A geared logging-locomotive.
    • a bottle opener that brings corks
  • adjective:
    • Spiral in form.
    • Having the tightly winding shape of a corkscrew.
    • shaped like a corkscrew; spiral; helical.
    • Spiral in form.
    • getting the securely winding model of a corkscrew.
    • formed like a corkscrew; spiral; helical.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to maneuver or trigger to maneuver in a spiral or winding course.
    • To press ahead in a winding way.
    • To move or trigger to maneuver in a spiral or winding program.
    • To press ahead in a winding method.
  • verb:
    • To breeze or twist in how of a corkscrew; to maneuver with much horizontal and straight shifting.
    • To cause anything to twist or move in a spiral course or form.
    • To draw out information or permission from some one.
    • move around in a spiral or zigzag program
    • To breeze or twist in how of a corkscrew; to move with much horizontal and straight shifting.
    • resulting in anything to twist or relocate a spiral road or form.
    • To draw out information or consent from some body.
    • move in a spiral or zigzag training course
  • others:
    • Having the type of a corkscrew; spiral: since, a corkscrew curl.
    • resulting in to move like a corkscrew; direct or follow in a spiral or twisting way.
    • obtaining the form of a corkscrew; spiral: because, a corkscrew curl.
    • resulting in to go like a corkscrew; direct or follow call at a spiral or twisting method.

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