Examples of tine in a Sentence
One of the fork's tines was bent.
Recent Examples of tine from the Web
Bucks with larger antlers - thick beams and long tines and wide spreads - have a cachet that can't be denied.
But some of the claw’s tines were stressed by contact with the sea floor and by the pressure of clutching the K-129, and two-thirds of the sub plummeted back to the bottom of the Pacific—along with its missiles, code books and coding machinery.
When the quotas are reached, community hunters may still hunt under the spike-fork, four-brow-tine or over-50-inch rules.
The dishwasher is very easy to load with its adjustable racks and shelves, fold-down cutlery tines and padded stemware grips.
The tines of the fork return, this time letting all the air out.
Robinson, a one-tine Texas A&M commit, signed with WKU last Nov. 9 in the early signing period.
After 2 hours, check meat for doneness. Poke a fork into a few pieces and twist the tines to see if the meat will easily separate into shreds.
Here's what makes a bull moose legal in those areas: *Antlers with at least four brow tines on at least one side.
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Origin and Etymology of tine
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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