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prong

 [prong]
a conical projection.
nasal p's nasal cannula.

prong

(prahng)
A fine pointed projection.
[Med. L. pronga, fr. Germanic]

prong

(prŏng)
A cone-shaped body such as the root of a tooth.
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According to Prong founders Lloyd Gladstone and Jesse Pliner, there will be more than 210 million smartphone owners in the United States by the year 2018.
To validate our approach, the comparison between the real deformation of the prongs and the calculated deformation due to the moisture distribution is shown in Figure 5.
The entire process involves using the template to mark prong hole positions with an awl (or pencil), Make the actual holes with a leather punch, then apply the spot by pushing its prongs through the holes.
With regard to prongs two and three, the high court provided that if the trial court's "balancing" or "weighing" of the private and public interest factors is reasonable, then this determination is entitled "substantial deference" and is reviewed on appeal for abuse of discretion.
ways a plaintiff might count as disabled under this prong.
And yet the Ducks also recognize in the Title IX heavens, there is in fact a Higher Power - the well-known prong of Title IX compliance called proportionality, which holds that if 55 percent of students are women, that 55 percent of the athletes must be women.
First, both prongs of the penalty standard require that the culpable individual have direct knowledge or a reason to know that a statement or document is false and will lead to a reduction in tax liability.
Clinton's New Market Initiative has three legislative prongs.
HOW IT TRAPS: If a critter such as this gecko brushes against at least two hairs on a lobe, the lobes fold over, trapping the prey between the toothy prongs.
With the craft knife, divide circle into sixteenths, as shown in drawing above right; push V-shaped prongs down, snipping points off for chafing-dish candle collars.
This new option will allow the AVEA to provide non-invasive CPAP to neonatal patients and is designed to work with most common nasal prongs.