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noun as in point of fork

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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.

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Ruth sat quite still for a tine, with face intent and flushed.

It fell across the man's arm but slid harmlessly to the ground, and he put a tine through it.

I have no doubt, had the animal lived another year, the second extra tine would have been developed.

In the third year an extra front branch is formed, known as the tres-tine.

The second basal tine or bez antler is generally present, even in the second pair of horns assumed.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tine, such as: branch, point, prong, and spike.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.