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synonyms for tine

  • branch
  • point
  • prong
  • spike
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How to use tine in a sentence

Mid-way through the freeze, once it reaches a slushy consistency, Polzine recommends stirring with a whisk, instead of using the traditionally-recommended fork tines.
THIS SUMMER, LEARN TO MAKE A PERFECT GRANITAEMMA WARTZMANJULY 1, 2021EATER
Ruth sat quite still for a tine, with face intent and flushed.
THE GILDED AGE, PART 2.MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS) AND CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER
It fell across the man's arm but slid harmlessly to the ground, and he put a tine through it.
A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
I have no doubt, had the animal lived another year, the second extra tine would have been developed.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
In the third year an extra front branch is formed, known as the tres-tine.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
The second basal tine or bez antler is generally present, even in the second pair of horns assumed.
NATURAL HISTORY OF THE MAMMALIA OF INDIA AND CEYLONROBERT A. STERNDALE
Auntie Tine screamed in Auntie Rine's ear, in a moment of sudden and not yet perfect lucidity.
SMALL SOULSLOUIS COUPERUS
Auntie Tine screamed, gradually more and more shrilly, always thinking that she was whispering in her deaf sister's ear.
SMALL SOULSLOUIS COUPERUS
Tine (pronounced tee´ne) a covered wooden box with handle on top.
WHAT HAPPENED TO INGER JOHANNEDIKKEN ZWILGMEYER
Karsten and I ran ahead and Ingeborg, the maid, came struggling after us with our big green tine.
WHAT HAPPENED TO INGER JOHANNEDIKKEN ZWILGMEYER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TINE

  • cogwheel
  • differential
  • fang
  • gear
  • pinion
  • prong
  • rack
  • ratchet
  • tine
  • tooth
  • transmission
  • tusk
  • wheel
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