Examples of tine in a Sentence
One of the fork's tines was bent.
Origin and Etymology of tine
Middle English tind, from Old English; akin to Old High German zint point, 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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