Examples of tine in a Sentence
One of the fork's tines was bent.
Recent Examples of tine from the Web
Using the tines of a fork or a reamer, juice lemon half over bowl.
Place the other piece of dough on top and with fork tines, press around the edges to seal.
Remove any stones that don't fit through the rake's tines.
But the slow-moving nature of the data, unveiled every year at this tine, may risk exactly that, warned Michael Yassa, director of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at the University of California, Irvine.
True, the soil was sticky, clinging to shovels and the tines of a garden fork.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of tine
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of tine for English Language Learners
: one of the thin, pointed parts on a fork
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