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  • The Australian Eucalyptus and Casuarina in great variety, and many other imported trees, including syringas, wattles, acacias, willows, pines, cypress, cork and oak all thrive when properly planted and protected from grass fires.
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  • The river here enters a branch of Cork harbour.
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  • He tried several times to join in the conversation, but his remarks were tossed aside each time like a cork thrown out of the water, and he could not jest with them.
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  • The layer of cork thus formed cuts out the dead debris and serves to, protect the uninjured cells below.
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  • He had a bottle in his hand and twisted the cork free with little effort.
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  • In 1665, physicist Robert Hooke pointed a microscope at a piece of cork and noticed many small compartments he called "cells."
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  • Before 1825, when the excise duty was introduced into Ireland, there were flourishing glassworks in Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Waterford.
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  • In 1710 he was made bishop of Cork and Ross, which post he held till his death in 1735.
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  • An ascent made by Dr Honda of the imperial university of Japan showed that, up to a height of 6000 ft., the mountain is clothed with primeval forests of palms, banyans, cork trees, camphor trees, tree ferns, interlacing creepers and dense thickets of rattan or stretches of grass higher than a man's stature.
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  • Sprawled on the ground, Jenn stared at the pillar of roaring magic that replaced the obelisk, as if a cork had been loosened from the core of the immortal world.
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  • From the earls of Cork it descended by marriage to the dukes of Devonshire.
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  • Both cork and phelloderm may be differentiated in various ways.
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  • The so-called " floating soaps " are soaps made lighter than water either by inserting cork or a metallic plate so as to form an air space within the tablet.
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  • Glass-cutting was carried on at works in Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Glasgow, London, Newcastle, Stourbridge, Whittington and Waterford.
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  • In Ireland there were works in Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Waterford.
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  • Many of the passengers were ill and others whimpered and whined as the plane dropped, rose and rolled in the churning gusts, riding the heavy winds like a cork in a whirlpool.
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  • Provision is made for gaseous interchange between the internal tissues and the external air after the formation of cork, by the development of lenticels.
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  • A layer of cork is regularly formed in most Phanerogams across the base of the petiole before leaf fall, so as to cover the wound caused by the separation of the leaf from the stem.
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  • Such healing by cork formation is accompanied by a rise of temperature: the active growth of the dividing cells is accompanied by vigorous metabolism and respiration, and a state of wound fever supervenes until the healing is completed.
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  • Higher education is given at the Royal College of Science, Dublin; the Albert Agricultural College, Glasnevin; and the Munster Institute, Cork, for female students, where dairying and poultry-keeping are prominent subjects.
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  • The northern sides and tops of the lower heights are often covered with dense forests of oak, cork, pine, cedar and other trees, with walnuts up to the limit of irrigation.
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  • It imports general merchandise and manufactures, and exports phosphates, iron, zinc, barley, sheep, wool, cork, esparto, &c. There are manufactories of native garments, tapestry and leather.
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  • The limit of size was reached in an immense clipper of 4555 tons, and the greatest speed was attained in a passage from San Francisco to Boston in seventy-five days, and from San Francisco to Cork in ninety-three days.
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  • The cathedral church, dedicated to its founder St Colman, a disciple of St Finbar of Cork, is a plain cruciform building mainly of the 14th century, with an earlier oratory in the churchyard.
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  • Suber, the bark of which yields cork (q.v.), is a native of the west Mediterranean area.
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  • Cork is also formed similarly in the root after the latter has passed through its primary stage as an absorptive organ, and its structure is becoming assimilated to that of the stem.
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  • All the tissues external to the cork are cast off by the plant.
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  • The chief articles of commerce are fattened poultry, prunes (pruneaux d'Agen) and other fruit, cork, wine, vegetables and cattle.
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  • The British force consisted of 9000 men from Cork, under Sir Arthur Wellesley - at first in chief command; 5000 from Gibraltar, under General (Sir Brent) Spencer; and io,000 under Sir John Moore coming from Sweden; Wellesley and Moore being directed towards Portugal, and Spencer to Cadiz.
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  • The neck of the retort, or side tube of the flask, is connected to the condenser c by an ordinary or rubber cork, according to the nature of the substance distilled; ordinary corks soaked in paraffin wax are very effective when ordinary or rubber corks cannot be used.
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  • Bituminous coal, natural gas and oil abound in the vicinity; the river provides excellent water-power; the borough is a manufacturing centre of considerable importance, its products including iron and steel bridges, boilers, steam drills, carriages, saws, files, axes, shovels, wire netting, stoves, glass-ware, scales, chemicals, pottery, cork, decorative tile, bricks and typewriters.
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  • Wine, fruit, cork, baskets and sumach are exported in small coasting vessels; there are important sardine and tunny fisheries; and boats, sails and cordage are manufactured.
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  • When they had undressed, but without washing off the cork mustaches, they sat a long time talking of their happiness.
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  • He looked and recognizing in her both the old and the new Sonya, and being reminded by the smell of burnt cork of the sensation of her kiss, inhaled the frosty air with a full breast and, looking at the ground flying beneath him and at the sparkling sky, felt himself again in fairyland.
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  • The substance is now placed on the support already mentioned, and the apparatus closed to the air by inserting the cork at D and turning the cock C. By turning or withdrawing the support the substance enters the bulb; and during its vaporization the free limb of the manometer is raised so as to maintain the mercury at a.
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  • Cork and carob trees are also very common.
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  • The chief tree which has commercial value is the cork, and the stripping of the bark is under official supervision.
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  • The first cork harvest was gathered in 1890, when 1474 cwt.
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  • It has also been conferred during the closing years of the 19th century by letters patent on other cities - Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds, Cardiff, Bradford, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Belfast, Cork.
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  • Cloyne was the seat of a Protestant diocese until 1835, when it was united to that of Cork.
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  • In 1518 the manor was granted to Sir Walter Raleigh, from whom it passed to Sir Richard Boyle, afterwards earl of Cork.
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  • The phellogen derives its name from the fact that its external product is the characteristic tissue known as cork.
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  • Imports include cotton and silk goods, coal, iron and steel, petroleum, timber, raw wool, cotton yarn and cork.
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  • Along the whole west coast the climate resembles nothing in the British Islands so much as Cork and Kerry, for there are the same wet gales from a western ocean, the same clouds gathering on the dripping sides of wild mountains, an equal absence of severe frosts and hot sunshine, and a rich and evergreen vegetation.
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  • Small pieces of cork put in the jar will be found to dance about during the continuance of the sound; water or spirits of wine poured into the glass will, under the same circumstances, exhibit a ruffled surface.
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  • This can be shown by suspending an electric bell in the receiver of an air-pump, the wires conveying the current passing through an air-tight cork closing the hole at the top of the receiver.
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  • In August 1849 the queen and Prince Albert, accompanied by the little princess royal and the prince of Wales, paid a visit to Ireland, landing at the Cove of Cork, which from /rash trip, that day was renamed Queenstown.
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  • Leaving London on 1st of February 1647, Sidney arrived at Cork on the 22nd.
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  • He entered parliament as member for the county of Cork in 1832.
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  • The chief exports are sheep and oxen, most of which are raised in Morocco and Tunisia, and horses; animal products, such as wool and skins; wine, cereals (rye, barley, oats), vegetables, fruits (chiefly figs and grapes for the table) and seeds, esparto grass, oils and vegetable extracts (chiefly olive oil), iron ore, zinc, natural phosphates, timber, cork, crin vegetal and tobacco.
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  • In Ireland the Hibernian Bible Society (originally known as the Dublin Bible Society) was founded in 1806, and with it were federated kindred Irish associations formed at Cork, Belfast, Derry, &c. The Hibernian Bible Society, whose centenary was celebrated in 1906, had then issued a total of 5,713,837 copies.
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  • By the former method the rods are left on the ground until spring advances, when a rapid growth of the cork cambium begins.
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  • This cathedral contains the monuments of several illustrious persons, amongst which the most celebrated are those of Swift (dean of this cathedral), of Mrs Hester Johnson, immortalized under the name of "Stella"; of Archbishop Marsh; of the first earl of Cork; and of Duke Schomberg, who fell at the battle of the Boyne.
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  • The railways leaving Dublin are the following: the Great Northern, with its terminus in Amiens Street, with suburban lines, and a main line running north to Drogheda, Dundalk and Belfast, with ramifications through the northern countries; the Great Southern & Western (Kingsbridge terminus) to Kilkenny, Athlone and Cork; the Midland Great Western (Broadstone terminus), to Cavan, Sligo and Galway; the Dublin & South-Eastern (Harcourt Street and Westland Row for Kingstown); and there is the North Wall station of the London & North-Western, with the line known as the North Wall extension, connecting with the other main lines.
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  • Vaughan Thompson, of Cork, which decided their position as Crustacea.
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  • Vaughan Thompson, Zoological Researches (Cork, 1830); memoir iv., " On the Cirripedes or Barnacles, demonstrating their deceptive character."
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  • It was brought into prosperity by Richard Boyle, first earl of Cork, and was granted a charter in 1613; but was partly demolished on the occasion of a fight between the English and Irish in 1641.
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  • Other peculiar trees prized for their wood are: the kauila (Alphitonia ponderosa), used for making spears, mallets and other tools; the kela (Mezoneuron kauaiense), the hard wood of which resembles ebony; the halapepe (Dracaena aurea), out of the soft wood of which the natives carved many of their idols; and the wiliwili (Erythrina monosperma), the wood of which is as light as cork and is used for outriggers.
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  • The Arab traders in the Levant certainly used a floating compass, as did the Italians before the introduction of the pivoted needle; the magnetized piece of iron being floated upon a small raft of cork or reeds in a bowl of water.
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  • Cattle breeding is another great source of revenue, and the exploitation of the forests gives beech and oak timber (good for shipbuilding), gall-nuts, oak-bark and cork.
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  • In 1847 Michael Nairn conceived the notion of utilizing the fibre of cork and oil-paint in such a way as to produce a floor-covering more lasting than carpet and yet capable of taking a pattern.
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  • The hyphae will also dissolve their way through a lamella of collodion, paraffin, parchment paper, elder-pith, or even cork or the wing of a fly, to do which it must excrete very different enzymes.
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  • In 1864 he was made dean of Cork and chaplain to the lord lieutenant.
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  • It is a curious circumstance, in view of the subsequent history of Irish politics, that it was from the Protestant Established Church, and particularly from the Orangemen, that the bitterest opposition to the union proceeded; a,nd that the proposal found support chiefly among the Roman Catholic clergy and especially the bishops, while in no part of Ireland was it received with more favour than in the city of Cork.
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  • The trade of Bonifacio, which is carried on chiefly with Sardinia, is in cereals, wine, cork and olive-oil of fine quality.
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  • Kinsale, with the neighbouring villages of Scilly and Cove, is much frequented by summer visitors, and is the headquarters of the South of Ireland Fishing Company, with a fishery pier and a commodious harbour with 6 to 8 fathoms of water; but the general trade is of little importance owing to the proximity of Queenstown and Cork.
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  • Its church of St Nicholas is said to have been built in the 14th century, on the site of a still older edifice dedicated to St Finbar of Cork.
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  • Schools were established in Cork (181I), Dublin (1812), and Thurles and Limerick (1817).
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  • Dwellings require careful construction, with thick walls and roofs of non-conducting material to keep out the heat-rays, and fans and punkahs are essential for the promotion of currents of air in the inhabited rooms. Personal protection, in the shape of thick pith topees, or cork helmets, and spinal pads, is necessary in the hot months, the clothing being light and loose and not too thin.
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  • The jasmine, almond, banana, cork and coco-nut palm are among the trees.
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  • Alcala de los Gazules (8877), on the river Barbate, in the province of Cadiz, has a thriving trade in cork and agricultural produce.
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  • The earliest form of Leyden jar consisted of a glass vial or thin Florence flask, partly full of water, having a metallic nail inserted through the cork which touched the water.
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  • Leather, paper, glass, cork and tobacco are among the less prominent manufactures.
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  • The local industries are not of much importance: they comprise manufactures of woollen and cotton stuffs of a coarse description, soaps, oils, cork and leather.
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  • Formerly it was usual to insulate the rod of the electroscope by passing it through a hole in a cork or mass of sulphur fixed in the top of the glass vessel within which the gold leaves were suspended.
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  • It appears also that it was this same Dom Perignon who first used cork as a material for closing wine bottles.
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  • It is very likely that the discovery of the utility of cork for stoppering led to the invention of effervescent wine, the most plausible explanation being that Dom Perignon closed some bottles filled with partially fermented wine, with the new material, and on opening them later observed, the effects produced by the confined carbonic acid gas.
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  • The bottles, which up till now have been in a horizontal position, are then, in order to prepare them for the next process, namely, that known as disgorging, placed in a slanting position, neck downwards, and are daily shaken very slightly, so that by degrees the sediment works its way on to the cork.
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  • When the whole of the sediment is on the cork, the iron clip, with which the latter is kept in position, is removed for a moment, and the force of the wine ejects the sediment and cork simultaneously.
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  • The cork may then be withdrawn and the sediment removed without any wine being lost.
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  • It contains a beautiful monument to the 1st earl of Cork.
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  • In 1641 it was garrisoned and defended by the earl of Cork.
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  • Next year he became dean of Cork.
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  • For the purpose of showing the relative importance of British and Irish ports falling below the list, the following figures may be quoted for 1909 only: Methil, entered 824,375 tons, cleared 1,105,048 tons; Harwich, entered 792,980, cleared 776,595; Grangemouth, entered 988,007, cleared 1,064,217; Burntisland, entered 609,722, cleared 815,507; Bristol, entered858,933, cleared 615,266; Goole, entered 815,177, cleared 817,226; Hartlepool, entered 934, 8 3 6, cleared 730,141; Newhaven, entered 385,313, cleared 376,083; Folkestone, entered 364,524, cleared 359,697; Belfast, entered 490,51 3, cleared 165,670; Borrowstounness (Bo'ness), entered 3 01, 549, cleared 292,194; Dublin, entered 219,081, cleared 80,868; Cork, entered 146,724, cleared 7413; Maryport and Workington, entered 118,388, cleared 67,494 The figures for Plymouth have included vessels which call "off" the port to embark passengers, &c., by tender only since 1907; for 1909 they were: entered, 1,455,605; cleared, 1,292,244.
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  • It was founded as Queen's College, with other colleges of the same name at Belfast and Cork, under an act of 1845, and its name was changed when it was granted a new charter pursuant to the Irish Universities Act 1908.
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  • In 1585 or 1586, potato tubers were brought from what is now North Carolina to Ireland on the return of the colonists sent out by Sir Walter Raleigh, and were first cultivated on Sir Walter's estate near Cork.
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  • In 20 years these industries became the most important in the country after agriculture, the wine and cork trades and the fisheries.
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  • In connexion with the wine trade there are many large cooperages; cork products are extensively manufactured for export.
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  • The following table shows the value for five years of the exports, and of all imports not reexported (exclusive of coin and bullion): - In 1910 the principal exports, in order of value, were wine (chiefly port, common wines and Madeira), raw and manufactured cork, preserved fish, fruits and vegetables, cottons and yarn, copper ore, timber, olive oil, skins, grain and flour, tobacco and wool.
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  • The United Kingdom, which annually purchases wine to the value of about £900,000 and cork to the value of about £500,000, is the chief consumer of Portuguese goods, and the chief exporter to Portugal.
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  • The demand for " Port " and " Madeira" was thus artificially stimulated to such an extent that almost the whole productive energy of Portugal was concentrated upon the wine and cork trades.
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  • There is some trade in cork and charcoal.
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  • Cork, Ireland, situated between the Kilworth and Galty Mountains, on a branch of the Great Southern & Western railway.
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  • In it he disproved the idea advanced by Gay Lussac that potassium was a compound of hydrogen, not an element; but on the other hand he cast doubts on the elementary 1 Edmund Davy (1785-1857) became professor of chemistry at Cork Institution in 1813, and at the Royal Dublin Society in 1826.
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  • It is the centre of a considerable railway system, including the Great Southern & Western, the Cork, Bandon & South Coast, the Cork & Macroom Direct, the Cork, Blackrock & Passage railways, and the Cork & Muskerry light railway; each of which companies possesses a separate station in the city.
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  • The passenger steamers to Great Britain, mainly under the control of the City of Cork Steam Packet Company, serve Fishguard, Glasgow, Liverpool, Plymouth and Southampton, London and other ports, starting from Penrose Quay on the North Channel.
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  • The present building is in the south-west part of the city, and replaces a somewhat mean structure erected in 1 735 on the site of the ancient cathedral, which suffered during the siege of Cork in September 1689.
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  • St Finbar's cemetery has handsome monuments, and St Joseph's, founded by Father Mathew in 1830 on the site of the old botanic gardens of the Cork Institution, is beautifully planted.
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  • The Cork library (founded 1790) contains a valuable collection of books.
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  • The Royal Cork Institution (1807), in addition to an extensive library and a rare collection of Oriental MSS., possesses a valuable collection of minerals, and the collections of casts from the antique presented by the pope to George IV.
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  • There are numerous literary and scientific societies, including the Cork Cuvierian and Archaeological Society.
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  • The principal clubs are the County and the Southern in South Mall, and the City in Grand Parade; while for sport there are the Cork Golf Club, Little Island, three rowing clubs, and the Royal Munster and Royal Cork Yacht clubs, the latter located at Queenstown.
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  • The country neighbouring to Cork is highly attractive.
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  • Inland from Cork runs the picturesque valley of the Lee, and low hills surround the commanding situation of the port.
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  • The Cork Butter Exchange, where classification of the various qualities is carried out by branding under the inspection of experts, was important in the early part of the 17th century, and an unbroken series of accounts dates from 1769 when the present market was founded.
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  • The original site of Cork seems to have been in the vicinity of the Protestant cathedral; St Finbar's ecclesiastical foundation attracting many students and votaries.
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  • According to the Annals of the Four Masters a fleet burned Cork in 821; in 846 the Danes appear to have been in possession of the town, for a force was collected to demolish their fortress; and in 1012 Cork again fell in flames.
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  • Cork showed favour to Perkin Warbeck in 1492, and its mayor was hanged in consequence.
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  • Cork was a borough by prescription, and successive charters were granted to it from the reign of Henry II.
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  • Here the cork, in falling, acts upon the feathers (which are to all 'f intents and purposes wings), g and these in turn act upon FIG.
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  • A round shaft is fixed in the cork a, which ends in a sharp point.
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  • At the upper part of the cork b is fixed a whalebone bow, having a small pivot hole in its centre to receive the point of the shaft.
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  • Wind up the string by turning the flyers different ways, so that the spring of the bow may unwind them with their anterior edges ascending; then place the cork with the bow attached to it upon a table, and with a finger on the upper cork press strong enough to prevent the string from unwinding, and, taking it away suddenly, the instrument will rise to the ceiling."
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  • Coke, cut cork, rolled brass and copper were other important products in 1905.
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  • He began his career as a journalist, at the age of eighteen, in Cork.
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  • On his return he was presented with the freedom of Dublin, Cork, and other cities.
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  • The result of this commission was the foundation of the National University of Ireland, with three colleges (Dublin, Cork and Galway), and the Queen's University, Belfast.
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  • He strongly upheld in the House of Commons the measures taken, first by Mr. Macpherson and then by Sir Hamar Greenwood, to restore law and order in that country; and definitely refused to interfere in the case of the Lord Mayor of Cork who, sentenced to imprisonment for conducting a rebel organization, went on hunger-strike and eventually succumbed in gaol.
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  • In 1491 he was at Cork as the servant of a Breton silk merchant Pregent (Pierre Jean) Meno.
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  • This is the principal railway serving the city, having lines from Dublin and from the north-west, besides the trunk line between Rosslare, Waterford and Cork.
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  • Waterford is second in importance to Cork among the ports of the south coast of Ireland.
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  • There is regular communication by steamer with Cork, with Dublin and Belfast, with Fishguard, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Plymouth, Southampton, London and other ports.
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  • The outer layer of bark in the cork oak by annual additions from within gradually becomes a thick soft homogeneous mass, possessing those compressible and elastic properties upon which the economic value of the material chiefly depends.
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  • The first stripping of cork from young trees takes place when they are from fifteen to twenty years of age.
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  • The yield, which is rough, unequal and woody in texture, is called virgin cork, and is useful only as a tanning substance, or for forming rustic work in ferneries, conservatories, &c. Subsequently the bark is removed every eight or ten years, the quality of the cork improving with each successive stripping; and the trees continue to live and thrive under the operation for 150 years and upwards.
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  • The cork is thereafter removed in the sections into which it has been cut, by inserting under it the wedge-shaped handle of the implement used in making the incisions.
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  • In this state the cork is ready for manufacture or exportation.
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  • Though specially developed in the cork-oak, the substance cork is an almost universal product in the stems (and roots) of woody plants which increase in diameter year by year.
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  • Generally towards the end of the first year the original thin protective layer of a stem or branch is replaced by a thin layer of "cork," that is a layer of cells the living contents of which have disappeared while the walls have become thickened and toughened as the result of the formation in them of a substance known as suberin.
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  • Fresh cork is formed each season by an active formative layer below the layer developed last season, which generally peels off.
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  • Where the formation is extensive and persistent as in the cork-oak, a thick covering of cork is formed.
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  • In some cases, as on young shoots of the cork-elm, the development is irregular and wing-like outgrowths of cork are formed.
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  • In northern Russia a similar method to that used for obtaining cork from the cork-oak is employed with the birch.
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  • Cork possesses a combination of properties which peculiarly fits it for many and diverse uses, for some of which it alone is found applicable.
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  • Its compressibility, elasticity and practical imperviousness to both air and water so fit it for this purpose that the term cork is even more applied to the function than to the substance.
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  • On account of its lightness, softness and non-conducting properties it is used for hat-linings and the soles of shoes, the latter being a very ancient application of cork.
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  • Many substitutes have been proposed for cork as a stoppering agent; but except in the case of aerated liquids none of these has recommended itself in practice.
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  • By analogy the term "to cork" is used of any such devices for sealing up a bottle or aperture.
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  • Previous to the American War, Cove of Cork was a small fishing village, but it subsequently increased rapidly.
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  • The oldest yacht club in the United Kingdom, the Royal Cork (founded in 1720 as the Cork Harbour Water Club), has its headquarters here, with a club-house, and holds an annual regatta.
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  • Thence over the whole southward stretch to Mizen Head in county Cork is found that physical appearance of a cliff-bound coast fretted with deep fjord-like inlets and fringed with many islands, which throughout the world is almost wholly confined to western seaboards.
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  • After the stern coast of county Clare there follow the estuary of the great river Shannon, and then three large inlets striking deep into the mountains of Kerry and Cork - Dingle Bay, Kenmare river and Bantry Bay, separating the prongs of the forklike south-western projection of the island.
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  • It is lower than the west though still bold in many places; the inlets are narrower and less deep, but more easily accessible, as appears from the commercial importance of the harbours of Cork and Waterford.
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  • In the south, the Lee and the Blackwater intersect the mountains of Kerry and Cork flowing east, and turn abruptly into estuaries opening south.
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  • All across Ireland, from the Ballyhoura Hills on the Cork border to the southern shore of Belfast Lough, slaty and sandy Silurian beds appear in the axes of the anticlinal folds, surrounded by Old Red Sandstone scarps or Carboniferous Limestone lowlands.
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  • The Carboniferous Limestone, laid down in a sea which covered nearly the whole Irish area, appears in the synclinal folds at Cork city and Kenmare, and is the prevalent rock from the north side of the Knockmealdown Mountains to Enniskillen and Donegal Bay.
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  • The effect of the structure of these folds on the courses of rivers in the south of Ireland is discussed in the paragraphs dealing with the geology of county Cork.
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  • On the other hand, towns like Cork (75,978), Waterford (26,743) and Limerick (38,085), remained almost stationary during the ten years, but the urban districts of Pembroke and of Rathmines and Rathgar, which are practically suburbs of Dublin, showed considerable increases.
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  • In the districts of the Old and New Red Sandstone, which include the greater part of Cork and portions of Kerry, Waterford, Tyrone, Fermanagh, Monaghan, Mayo and Tipperary, the soil in the hollows is generally remarkably fertile.
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  • They also reorganized the Albert Agricultural College at Glasnevin for young men who have neither the time nor the means to attend the highly specialized courses at the Royal College of Science; and the Munster Institute at Cork is now devoted solely to the instruction of girls in such subjects as butter-making, poultry-keeping, calf-rearing, cooking, laundry-work, sewing and gardening.
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  • In the Staple Act of Edward III., Dublin, Waterford, Cork and Drogheda are mentioned as among the towns where staple goods could be purchased by foreign merchants.
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  • Six towns-Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Limerick, Londonderry and Waterford-were constituted county boroughs governed by separate county councils; and five boroughs-Kilkenny, Sligo, Clonmel, Drogheda and Wexford-retained their former corporations.
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  • At the first vacancy the title and rank of chief baron of the exchequer will be abolished and the office reduced to a puisne judgeship. By the County Officers and Courts (Ireland) Act 1877, it was provided that the chairmen of quarter sessions should be called " county court judges and chairmen of quarter sessions " and that their number should be reduced to twenty-one, which was to include the recorders of Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Londonderry and Galway.
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  • The three Queen's Colleges, at Belfast, Cork and Galway, were founded in 1849 and until 1882 formed the Queen's University.
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  • This college and the existing Queen's Colleges at Cork and Galway were made constituent colleges of the new university at Dublin.
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  • Letters patent dated December 2, 1908, granted charters to these foundations under the titles of the National University of Ireland (Dublin), the Queen's University of Belfast and the University Colleges of Dublin, Cork and Galway.
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  • Rude earthen or stockaded forts, serving as magazines and places of retreat, were erected; or in some cases use was made of strongholds already existing, such as Dun Almain in Kildare, Dunlavin in Wicklow and Fermoy in Cork.
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  • Geographical configuration preserved centres of resistance - the O'Neills in Tyrone and Armagh, the O'Donnells in Donegal, and the Macarthies in Cork being the largest tribes that remained practically unbroken.
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  • John did not venture farther west than Trim, but most of the Anglo-Norman lords swore fealty to him, and he divided the partially obedient districts into twelve counties - Dublin (with Wicklow), Meath (with Westmeath), Louth, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Waterford, Cork, Limerick, `:Kerry and Tipperary.
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  • Waterford, Drogheda, Dundalk, Cork, Limerick and Galway were not Irish, but rather free cities than an integral part of the kingdom; and many inland towns were in the same position.
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  • Down and Louth paid black rent to O'Neill, Meath and Kildare to O'Connor, Wexford to the Kavanaghs, Kilkenny and Tipperary to O'Carroll, Limerick to the O'Briens, and Cork to the MacCarthies.
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  • Seizing the opportunity, English adventurers proposed to plant a military colony in the western half of Munster, holding the coast from the Shannon to Cork harbour.
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  • His imitators in Cork were swept away.
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  • Writs for another parliament in the same year were addressed in addition to the counties of Waterford, Cork and Limerick; the liberties and crosses of Ulster, Wexford, Tipperary and Kerry; the cities of Waterford, Cork and Limerick; and the towns of Youghal, Kinsale, Ross, Wexford and Kilkenny.
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  • In Cork William Bence-Jones (1812-1882) was attacked.
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  • At Dublin they were well received, and at Belfast enthusiastically, but there were hostile demonstrations at Mallow and Cork.
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  • It recommended an examining university with the Queen's Colleges at Belfast, Cork and Galway, and with a new and well-endowed Roman Catholic college in Dublin.
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  • In the countries bordering the Mediterranean are groves of oranges and olive trees, evergreen oaks, cork trees and pines, intermixed with cypresses, myrtles, arbutus and fragrant tree-heaths.
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  • The products of the neighbouring cork trees and cedar groves are a source of revenue to the town.
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  • The cork oaks of the southern provinces and of Catalonia are of immense value, but the groves have suffered greatly from the reckless way in which the produce is collected.
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  • Soap, chocolate and cork manufactures are among the prosperous industries.
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  • Bandon was founded early in the 17th century by Richard Boyle, earl of Cork, and was incorporated by James I.
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  • This insulation generally consists of materials such as charcoal, silicate cotton, granulated cork, small pumice, hair-felt, sawdust, &c., held between layers of wood or brick, and forming a more or less heat-tight box.
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  • Granulated cork has practically the same insulating properties as silicate cotton, and the same thicknesses may be used.
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  • Cork bricks made of compressed granulated cork are frequently used, a thickness of about 5 in.
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  • On board ship charcoal has been almost entirely employed, but silicate cotton and granulated cork are sometimes used.
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  • After gorging myself, and emptying most of the wine, I was about to cork the bottle.
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  • When using cork tiles they are often sealed with a water based acrylic but a wax coating is also available.
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  • The master returning to Cork, was suspected and committed to goal, where her confessed the particulars aforesaid.
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  • The outputs of these systems include meat, milk, wool, charcoal, cork bark and grain.
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  • You can do this by using a cork borer to fit the boiling tube.
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  • Enough of the background, let's pop the cork.
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  • You pull the arm down and then raise it pulling the cork out of the bottle.
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  • Chris no longer needed to rub burnt cork on his face to suggest Indy's whiskers.
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  • The entire Alpha Zeta range is sealed with synthetic cork.
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  • The cork industry have done a huge amount of work to find the causes of cork taint.
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  • Give the cork a really good application of cork grease.
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  • How do you loosen a stubborn champagne cork from the bottle?
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  • The lever device also contains a crown cork bottle opener. ideal buy along with the BBQ apron.
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  • You simply remove the bottle cork to reveal a bubble wand.
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  • In my continuing straw pole on whether to use cork or plastic to stopper wine cork wins by 90% .
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  • The wing nut action is for removing the cork from the bottle once the helix has been twisted into the cork from the bottle once the helix has been twisted into the cork normally.
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  • Now draw the cork very carefully with a good corkscrew.
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  • I tiled the shower cubical in the same way, with cork adhesive, from B&Q.
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  • Some instruments may have felts fitted instead of cork.
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  • Handle: - 24 inch part Duplon & cork for added grip with Fuji screw winch reel fitting and palm swell handle.
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  • Cork Dog Records London based indie lable with artists in over 18 different countries.
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  • David Nagle was betrayed by an informer and arrested near Cork City in July, 1823.
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  • Soon we rattled across the level crossing with the Cork main line at Limerick Junction.
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  • September found us ready to fit the cork lino, which we found very easy to fit ourselves.
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  • I always use cork linoleum, because it is so soft and much easier to work with than conventional linoleum.
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  • At the turn of the century the harbor defenses at Cork were being rebuilt to take breech loading artillery.
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  • Cork City, the European Capital of Culture 2005, is alive with the cultural richness of a truly modern city.
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  • I'm hoping to find a residential mooring in Cork Harbor.
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  • Back in Cork, members of the local flying column are in the cinema watching a silent newsreel.
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  • Did you know that a cork oak can live for 200 years?
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  • The lid itself simply lifts off and is decorated with a round inlaid cork picture, which features pagodas, cranes and pines.
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  • One of them was Pat Harte, former quartermaster of the 3rd Battalion, West Cork Brigade.
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  • A member named Cork says she began taking CLA to help prevent a recurrence of breast cancer.
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  • Major General Sir R D Kelly KCB Commanding Cork District inspected the regiment at Cahir on the 6th September.
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  • True to his wishes, there is to be no funeral - his body being taken straight to Cork for medical research.
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  • The ladies will love the wine stopper, and the gents the cork screw.
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  • Located along the River Lee along the South Coast of Ireland Cork is a major Irish seaport.
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  • Singer moved to the present Cork Street site, his sons Herbert and Edgar joined him and they expanded to undertake life-size statues.
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  • In particular cork is the natural material for make stoppers for wine.
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  • Later examples have screw in pottery or metal stoppers, or a simple push in cork stopper.
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  • The cork is processed by boiling, removing the tannic acid and making the material more elastic and pliable.
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  • I saw the undertones in Cork in 1980 and I saw the Stranglers in Cork in 1977 and 1979.
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  • These had also been bedded down on white lead and thick tar or pitch to keep the area watertight with cork filling all voids.
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  • Almost the only changes which can be called events are his successful establishment of a school at Lincoln, its removal to Waddington, his appointment in 1849 as professor of mathematics in the Queen's College at Cork, and his marriage in 1855 to Miss Mary Everest, who, as Mrs Boole, afterwards wrote several useful educational works on her husband's principles.
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  • This large evaporation, which constitutes the so-called transpiration of plants, takes place not into the external air but into this same intercellular space system, being possible only through the delicate cell-walls upon which it abuts, as the external coating, whether bark, cork or cuticle, is impermeable by watery vapour.
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  • The injured cells die and turn brown; the living cells beneath grow out, and form cork, and under the released pressure bulge outwards and repeatedly divide, forming a mass Of succulent regenerative tissue known as callus, Living cells of the pith, phloem, cortex, &c., may also co-operate in this formation of regenerative tissue, and if the wound is a mere knife-cut in the bark, the protruding lips of callus formed at the edges of the wound soon meet, and the slit is healed overoccluded.
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  • The "siphon champenois" of Deleuze and Dutillet (1829) was a hollow corkscrew, with valve, which was passed through the cork into a bottle of effervescent liquid, and the "vase siphoide" of Antoine Perpigna (Savaresse Pere), patented in 1837, was essentially the modern siphon, its head being fitted with a valve which was closed by a spring.
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  • One of these contained the first inti ation of the achievement with which his name is most wid ly associated, for it was in a paper read before the British Association at Cork in 1843, and entitled "The Calorific Effects of i agneto-electricity and the Mechanical Value of Heat," that he xpressed the conviction that whenever mechanical force is exp ° nded an exact equivalent of heat is always obtained.
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  • He slipped his arms under the cloak that covered her head, embraced her, pressed her to him, and kissed her on the lips that wore a mustache and had a smell of burnt cork.
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  • Use rubbing alcohol on swab to remove oils from cork area...
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  • Located along the River Lee along the South Coast of Ireland Cork is a major Irish Seaport.
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  • By housing them together in a large tank furnished with ample hiding places (cork bark) one can set up a self-feeding system.
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  • Decorating a plate using a needle placed in a cork to scratch through the color to create a sgraffito pattern.
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  • Samples of a novel vertical dual mode thyristor structure were designed and manufactured in collaboration with Westcode Semiconductors and Cork NMRC.
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  • Finally, a girl brings the cork back to the guy who had uncorked the bottle.
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  • I saw the Undertones in Cork in 1980 and I saw the Stranglers in Cork in 1977 and 1979.
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  • You might want to hang a small cork board on the wall and attach the charts along with extra stickers, so that they are easy to reach.
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  • Everything about a bottle of wine affects is price and demand, from the type of cork used to the wine making traditions of the region in which it was produced.
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  • Cork is both renewable and biodegradable, but more and more homeowners are installing it because of its ability to absorb impact.
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  • Make your space your own by adding the little things - framed pictures from home, posters, cork boards or anything else you like to snazzy up your walls.
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  • An old piece of cork covered in a piece of décor-coordinated fabric can quickly and inexpensively turn a space over their desk into a keepsake area.
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  • They're also great as wall hooks, and even pushpins on a cork board.
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  • Rich textures of cork, bamboo and shoji screens will create a distinct look you'll enjoy for years to come.
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  • Stone, bamboo, cork, ceramic, and engineered wood are all good options.
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  • Many teens will also benefit from a cork or magnetic bulletin board.
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  • To make blue eyes stand out, apply Ego on the lid and accent with a MAC brown eye shadow shade such as Cork or Brun in the crease.
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  • If you're looking for an eco-friendly, elegant looking iPad cover, you're hard pressed to find a better option than the Pelcor Cork iPad Cover.
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  • The front is made with cork, a natural material that is recyclable, waterproof and sustainable.
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  • Speck's SmartShell for iPad is designed to coordinate with Apple's long-popular Smart Cover and similarly designed covers such as Pelcor's Cork iPad Cover described above.
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  • A die cut machine also lets you make die cuts from chipboard, shrink plastic, foam, metal, fabric, or cork to create a variety of unique looks in your album.
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  • Foam cork: You will need this type of brush for spreading kick wax on classic cross country skis.
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  • It is crafted from a PEBAX organic thermoplastic elastomer, bamboo fibers, cotton and cork.
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  • Wedgies - In the 70s these were made of cork, but these days wedged heels are in cork and every other shoe material.
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  • Feel free to experiment with lacy strap-ups, bows done on the side, or platforms sandals make of cork.
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  • Wedges in natural shades and fabrics, such as brown leather or natural cork, are perfect for day or night and match anything in your wardrobe.
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  • Let the children fill the bottles with their choice of sand colors and then cork them as a wedding favor just for them.
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  • Around the British Isles Cruise: This cruise, on the Queen Mary 2 , takes visitors from Southhampton to Cherbourg, Cork and Liverpool before docking in Greenock.
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  • Eastern Cork Tree (Phellodendron) - Hardy summer-leafing trees about 50 feet high, from China and Japan, spreading in habit, and with large leaves cut into many leaflets.
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  • Halesia Hispida - The best examples of the tree I know of are in the neighborhood of Cork and Queenstown, but mild climatic conditions such as they exist under there are not essential to their well-being.
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  • There are four main types of flooring offered at this wood floor warehouse: solid hardwood, bamboo and cork, engineered and floating and finally, laminate flooring.
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  • Bamboo and cork floors are becoming increasingly popular because the harvesting and production of these materials is very eco-friendly.
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  • Only the bark from a cork tree is harvested, leaving the tree completely intact.
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  • This bark grows back approximately every three to six years as opposed to the up to 100 years it can take for a maple tree to mature, making cork floors extremely environmentally friendly.
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  • Lumber Liquidators offers cork flooring in sheets and easy to install tiles.
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  • Cork ceiling tiles are becoming more and more popular as they are inexpensive and eco-friendly.
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  • A waxed cork tile will have more of a shine to it and will bring out the natural texture of the cork.
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  • An unwaxed cork tile will look duller in appearance.
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  • Avoid excessively thick or insulated carpeting or floor coverings like cork, as heat penetration through these dense materials is not as effective and could seriously reduce the efficiency of the heating.
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  • Laid Back Old Whiney Cork Screw: Screw Old Age: This corkscrew uses a play on words to be funny and yet it is a functional gift.
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  • Improper humidity can wreak havoc with a maturing wine, making the cork dry and allow oxygen to seep into the wine and affect its taste.
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  • Wine bottles should be stored on their side to allow for sedimentation as well as keep the cork moist since the wine will always be in contact with the cork.
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  • Because of this, store bottles that use natural cork stoppers on their sides.
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  • Storing at lower humidity can cause the cork to dry out and allow the wine to oxidize.
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  • Vacu Vin is a rubber cork stopper that holds a weak vacuum in the bottle with a few pumps from the hand pump that comes with the system, creating a low-pressure environment and eliminating much of the oxygen in the bottle.
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  • To store the Champagne, place it on its side so that the cork remains moist.
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  • A good wine rack stores wine on its side in order to keep the cork moist and prevent oxidation of the wine.
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  • Foil cutters cut the foil around the cork, allowing you clean access to the cork.
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  • There's something wild in this bottle, some joyful emotional outburst that was sealed under cork and is awaiting release.
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  • Wine bottles need to be stored horizontally so that the wine comes in contact with the cork.
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  • The cork must be kept moist in order to maintain the seal and keep oxygen out.
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  • Anyway, I use the rack for wines that I don't mind being left out and drink as a "weeknight" wine where I may open a bottle of zinfandel or a cab and cork it until the next evening.
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  • This affordable tool provides an easy way to store wine without having to recork the bottle - a sometimes tricky exercise, depending on the cork.
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  • Ceramic Wine Stoppers - These eclectic stoppers feature a variety of colors and fun sayings, including "Life is a Cabernet," "I Go Well With Everything," and "Put a Cork in It."
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  • Wood - Wine stoppers made of wood generally have a wood top and a cork bottom.
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  • Most offer a rubber seal on the end or have a cork end, while others have vacuum seal systems.
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  • For the occasional wine drinker - Save yourself money and stick with the simpler rubber seal or cork end wine stoppers.
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  • Traditional metal wine stoppers come in one of two combinations: metal stoppers with cork bottoms and metal stoppers with rubber seals.
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  • Metal wine stoppers with cork bottoms - Designed with a decorative metal top and cork bottom, these wine stoppers are best if you plan on consuming a bottle of wine within three days of opening.
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  • The cork does not form as tight a seal as the rubber seal variety of wine stoppers.
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  • They are made out of glass, crystal, various metals or plastic and can have rubber, plastic or cork seals.
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  • Moose Harbor Gifts - Find an elegant pewter and natural cork Kokopelli wine stopper at this interesting and unique website.
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  • Turn your bottles - Turn your bottles periodically to keep the cork from drying out.
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  • Watch the humidity levels of the room - Too low humidity levels will dry out the cork.
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  • Keep an eye on the humidity controls in your wine refrigerator - Too low humidity levels in a wine refrigerator will also dry out the wine cork.
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  • Every once in a while a group of wine-loving friends that work with me in the industry (aka "cork dorks") get together and do a comparative tasting.
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  • Additionally, the design of the holders may not keep the bottle at the correct angle to keep the cork moist.Saving a bottle of wine from a special event is a great memento.
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  • Siphon the liquid into sterilized wine bottles, filling the bottles and leaving two inches for the cork.
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  • Literally since the late 1600's into the early 1700's, cork was used as an alternative wine closure to oil soaked rags.
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  • Wine corks have come a long way since then and is now going through some big changes in the wine industry with competition from alternative closures such as glass, screwtop and polymer-based units made to look like cork.
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  • Cork is actually the bark of a Cork Oak Tree-in which 50% of the entire cork supply of the world is grown and harvested in Portugal.
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  • Believe it or not cork production is fairly environmentally friendly.
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  • Cork has more uses than just for the tops of your favorite champagne or wine bottles.
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  • It's also used in musical instruments and bulletin boards…and granules of cork can also be mixed into concrete!
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  • The composites made by mixing cork granules and cement have low thermal conductivity, low density and good energy absorption.
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  • Alas, there are a few problems with cork, however.
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  • This makes for a larger demand and an un-moving supply and as a result, cork can be expensive.
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  • Some very high-end exclusive wineries can pay upwards of $1.50 to even $3.50 for a single cork!
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  • The other problem with TCA or cork taint is that it doesn't take much for us to smell it.
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  • Because of the possibility of cork taint, alternative closures have been tried and adopted.
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  • If you go and buy a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc chances are you will find it with a twist off cap instead of cork…and more and more wineries are going to alternative closures to cork on other wines as well.
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  • But because of the corks ability to "breathe" a little, many of the ultra-premium wineries are still using cork in their wines because of the proven track record.
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  • If they find a good supplier or cork, they take fewer chances of TCA…but again, they're paying for it which means in reality you are.
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  • In the end, nothing can beat the romance of the cork.
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  • The waiter comes over, shows you the wine, and then the oft-practiced ritual of removing the cork with the corkscrew and presenting the wine and the cork at the end is just magical.
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  • However you enjoy your wine (cork or not-or both)….cheers!
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  • Regardless of the fruit you choose, or the recipe you select, you will need some basic wine equipment to make, ferment, filter, bottle and cork the wine.
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  • While many people think the goal of opening a bottle of bubbly is to shoot the cork across the room with a loud "pop," others feel that saving each drop to savor is more important.
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  • A wire cage covers the cork on a Champagne bottle.
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  • People who are worried about a wayward cork may cover the cork end of the bottle with a clean towel.
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  • Hold the base of the bottle with one hand and press upward with your thumb on the cork with your other hand.
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  • Turn the base of the bottle a quarter turn and push on the cork again.
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  • Continue this process, slowly easing the cork out of the bottle.
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  • Always point the cork away from guests…and glass - If your Champagne is properly chilled, the cork will not pop off and fly into the area.
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  • If you rarely open Champagne, read up on how to properly open a bottle so no one gets hit with an errant cork.
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  • The key is to remove the cork without leaving any pieces in the bottle of wine.
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  • Store wine on its side: This is important, because stored wine needs a moist cork.
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  • If the cork dries out, it shrinks and oxygen can get into your wine.
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  • Additionally, wines fare best when stored on their side at a slight downward angle with the cork lower than the bottom of the bottle.
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  • Because bottles are stored on their sides, the cork is kept moist, as well.
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  • Don't get corked - Corks in wine bottles from time to time cause something called "cork taint."
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  • This is when the cork imparts off flavors and smells in the wine that aren't detectable until the wine has been opened.
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  • Additionally, boxed wine avoids "cork taint," which is a culprit that has ruined many perfectly good bottles of wine that weren't consumed quickly enough after opening.
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  • Once you open a bottle of white wine, it can last three to five days in the refrigerator with the cork tightly in place.
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  • Part of the problem is that the cork may begin to dry out, allowing some of the carbonation to escape.
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  • Some wine experts insist that the carbonation of the Champagne helps keep the cork moist when the bottle is in upright storage.
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  • Some feel that storing bottles on their sides is a more efficient way of keeping the cork moist, even thought this means you can't store as many bottles in a small space.
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  • Box wine isn't prone to wine spoilage issues such as mercaptan, oxidation and cork taint.
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  • Annie Moore from Cork, Ireland was the first person to enter the United States through Ellis Island.
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  • If you've ever heard of the proverbial "two band-aids and a cork" bathing suit, you can see the concept in action with slingshot swimsuits.
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  • When it comes to relaxing, dining or indoor events, wear open-to slides, cork wedges or heels.
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  • For smaller lids and liquid ingredients, a cork can look classier than a metal cap.
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  • In addition to her robes and wig, make radish earrings, a cork necklace and wild plastic glasses to look like Spectrespecs.
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  • Roll up love letters and tie them with ribbon, or stuff the letter into a bottle with a cork in it.
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  • Instead of cork, this bag is lined in leather, and there is a center zip compartment.
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  • Simply write a special message to the birthday child on a piece of paper, drop it in the bottle, put in the cork, and give to the birthday child.
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  • This item should not be given to very young children because the cork could become dislodged and pose a choking hazard.
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  • Wear them with cork heels for daytime and find a patent-leather pair for night.
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  • They're available in red or blue gingham on top of a four-inch cork bottom.
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  • A pair of this season's cork wedges, for instance, will set you back around $95, while a pair of classic thong sandals are currently priced at $70.
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  • They have nearly a four-inch cork heel to balance on, so wear with caution and have fun!
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  • Thanks to Jessica Simpson Shoes, however, the cork soled style was brought into the mainstream.
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  • Their wood shoes are all genuine wood or cork.
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  • They mostly just have cork rather than wood, but you can talk to them about your interests and see what they can do to accommodate you.
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  • While huge rubber wedges were popular in platforms, cork was also often used to give wearers a lift.
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  • Not only does Karos footwear provide an unbelievably high arch for your feet, but they come in such a wide array of materials (cork, plastic, etc.), you'll look stunning no matter which pair you eventually choose.
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  • If you need a shoe just for "show", then this cork platform stunner may well be it!
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  • This cork wedge shoe is the reasonable alternative to the seven inch cork platform.
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  • This is an incredibly charming sandal with bohemian details of cork and metal.
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  • Women's cork fashion flip flops feature a thong style toe and a cork insole.
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  • Shiny bronze faux leather, designed to resemble the trendy croc skin seen everywhere lately, adds a boost to the cork wedge.