Examples of tine in a Sentence
One of the fork's tines was bent.
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As the tines pierce it, the egg explodes like a tiny, protein-rich grenade.
That hole in the stand’s center keeps the inner tines in line, while the open bottom allows the whisk to dry properly.
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.
Spotless glasses Set your glasses between tines rather than over them.
Silky thin slices should be ruffled onto fork tines, then bitten through gently for full joy at the inherent texture of the meat.
His antlers had grown into a mass of twisted and turned tines with massive bases.
Bucks with larger antlers - thick beams and long tines and wide spreads - have a cachet that can't be denied.
The tines of the fork return, this time letting all the air out.
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Origin and Etymology of tine
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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