Examples of tine in a Sentence
One of the fork's tines was bent.
Recent Examples of tine from the Web
Here's what makes a bull moose legal in those areas: *Antlers with at least four brow tines on at least one side.
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.
The cheese — mozzarella — oozed beautifully on the tines of a plastic fork.
Use tines of fork to made indentations on tart sides.
The result saw the 2011 moose hunting regulations changed to allow only the taking of bull moose with antlers at least 50 inches wide, or with at least four brow tines on one side.
If food is ample and a buck is healthy, his tines can grow at a rate of around three-quarters of an inch a day.
With a melon baller, scoop 24 balls of dough onto the cookie sheet. Flatten with the tines of a fork.
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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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