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noun as in spike

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There are at least five different kinds of EV charging jacks out there, each with a different arrangement of prongs and sockets.

From Quartz

Each prong is in turn covered in a forest of protrusions, or micropillars, that resemble tiny mushrooms.

Plus the flex allows the independent prongs of the plate to give way when pushed up by uneven terrain, rather than turning your foot sideways as a full rigid plate would.

Last week, the head of the US Federal Reserve had the sensitive task of announcing the central bank is rolling back its bond-purchasing program, a key prong of its pandemic stimulus.

From Quartz

This last prong of the Carolene Products framework forms the bulk of Vaello-Madero’s legal argument.

From Vox

In the early morning of August 27, Howe launched a three-prong attack.

This leads to the two-prong test defense lawyers use to battle DUI cases, challenge the stop and challenge the arrest.

But more telling than this is the second prong of the Eastern Lyme Offensive.

The slabs of the flooring, covered everywhere else with greenish moisture, wore a blood-red tint under the prong.

It is indeed almost impossible for orthodox divines to make a selection which prong of the fork is the worst.

In man and other placentaires, the forked prong is a teratological fact only encountered in incomplete double monsters.

The hunter then threw his spear, made with three barbs of different lengths, and caught the duck on the sharp central prong.

So, snatching a cloak from the prong of an antler in the hall, Theresa went out into the irregular hooting of the storm.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prong, such as: fork, hook, horn, nib, point, and spine.

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