WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
tine /taɪn/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. a sharp point or prong, as of a fork.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
tine  (tīn),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a sharp, projecting point or prong, as of a fork.
Also,[esp. Brit.,] tyne.  tined, adj. 
  • bef. 900; late Middle English tyne, Middle English tind, Old English; cognate with Old High German zint, Old Norse tindr


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

tine /taɪn/ n
  1. a slender prong, esp of a fork
  2. any of the sharp terminal branches of a deer's antler
Etymology: Old English tind; related to Old Norse tindr, Old High German zint

tined adj



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