Definition of pronged
1 : having a usually specified number of prongs —usually used in combination a 3-pronged fork
2 : having a usually specified number of parts or approaches a 2-pronged strategy
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The Glamspin (a collab between Buzzfeed Product Labs and Taste Beauty) is a fully functional, three-pronged fidget spinner, and each prong bears a different flavor of gloss: Peach Whirl, Strawberry Cyclone, and Grape Twist.
Their three-pronged approach will target key state races, support legal challenges to current maps and pursue ballot initiatives to change the redistricting methods in some states.
But under Wilson’s command the city has come up with a two-pronged plan to prepay the city’s liabilities.
The Lions took a two-pronged approach to upgrading the tight end position this off-season, signing Darren Fells in free agency and adding Michael Roberts in the draft.
As NATO and Yugoslavia renewed hostilities a two-pronged strike force of U.S. stealth aircraft charged into Yugoslavia's national airspace, following a hail of long range missiles.
The proposal fits in with a seven-pronged approach the agency is working on to try to gain management authority over red snapper, Banks said.
All in all, the push for redevelopment amounts to a multi-pronged effort to make Staten Island more than just a turnaround point on a tour of New York Harbor or a place to catch a Minor League baseball game.
Queen Anne's lace flowers also have three-pronged bracts at their base, while poison hemlock doesn't.
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: having a specified number of prongs
: having a specified number of parts
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