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tuning fork

noun

Simple Definition of tuning fork

  • : a metal device that has two long points, that produces a particular note when it is hit, and that is used to tune musical instruments

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tuning fork

  1. :  a 2-pronged metal implement that gives a fixed tone when struck and is useful for tuning musical instruments and ascertaining standard pitch

Illustration of tuning fork

1799

First Known Use of tuning fork

1799


TUNING FORK Defined for Kids

tuning fork

noun

Definition of tuning fork for Students

  1. :  a metal instrument that gives a fixed tone when struck and is useful for tuning musical instruments




Medical Dictionary

tuning fork

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noun tun·ing fork \ˈt(y)ün-iŋ-\

Medical Definition of tuning fork

  1. :  a 2-pronged metal implement that gives a fixed tone when struck




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