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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtinetine /taɪn/ noun [countable]  a pointed part of something that has several points, for example a fork
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tineWalking through the old foundations, you discover broken bits of dinner plates and an occasional fork with its tines splayed.Nor was it easy to design and make the two or more prongs or tines that distinguished the fork.In its panic it broke its antlers, shard by shard, tine by tine.One of the tines had been broken recently, possibly in an encounter with another bull, or perhaps with a tree.
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