bark
Pronunciation Verb

bark (barks, present participle barking; past and past participle barked)

  1. (intransitive) To make a short, loud, explosive noise with the vocal organs (said of animals, especially dogs).
    Synonyms: give tongue
    The neighbour's dog is always barking.
    The seal barked as the zookeeper threw fish into its enclosure.
  2. (intransitive) To make a clamor; to make importunate outcries.
    • , Fuller
      Where there is the barking of the belly, there no other commands will be heard, much less obeyed.
  3. (transitive) To speak sharply.
    The sergeant barked an order.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Noun

bark (plural barks)

  1. The short, loud, explosive sound uttered by a dog, a fox, and some other animals.
  2. (figuratively) An abrupt loud vocal utterance.
Translations Translations Noun

bark

  1. (countable, uncountable) The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree.
  2. (medicine) Peruvian bark or Jesuit's bark, the bark of the cinchona from which quinine is produced.
  3. Hard candy made in flat sheets, for instance out of chocolate, peanut butter, toffee or peppermint.
  4. The crust formed on barbecued meat that has had a rub applied to it.
  5. The envelopment or outer covering of anything.
Synonyms
  • (exterior covering of a tree) rind
Translations Verb

bark (barks, present participle barking; past and past participle barked)

  1. To strip the bark from; to peel.
  2. To abrade or rub off any outer covering from.
    to bark one’s heel
  3. To girdle.
  4. To cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark.
    bark the roof of a hut
Translations
  • French: écorcer
  • German: abrinden
  • Italian: scortecciare
  • Portuguese: descascar
  • Russian: ободра́ть кора
  • Spanish: descortezar
Translations
  • Russian: ободра́ть
Noun

bark (plural barks)

  1. (obsolete) A small sailing vessel, e.g. a pinnace or a fishing smack; a rowing boat or barge.
  2. (poetic) A sailing vessel or boat of any kind.
  3. (watercraft) A three-masted vessel, having her foremast and mainmast square-rigged, and her mizzenmast schooner-rigged.
Translations
  • Russian: ба́рка
Translations
  • French: barque
  • German: Bark
  • Portuguese: barca
  • Russian: барк
  • Spanish: bricbarca



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