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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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The prong slices were cut out in the middle of the length of the dried samples.
Use the notches on the left of the template to mark the first prong locations for Spots #4.
The third prong of the strategy was to communicate.
In light of the court's holding in the AmerGen case, taxpayers should consider the impact when asswned liabilities in an asset purchase satisfy the economic performance prong of Sec.
Doctors at Barnsley hospital operated when they realised the fork's prongs had caused a bleeding ulcer and could have given him a fatal infection.
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For years jail inmates have been subjected to the same first prong of the commitment criteria that applies to individuals subject to the civil commitment process, which since 2008 has been: "(i) the inmate has a mental illness; (ii) there is a substantial likelihood that, as a result of mental illness, the inmate will, in the near future, (a) cause serious physical harm to himself or others as evidenced by recent behavior causing, attempting, or threatening harm and any other relevant information, if any.
Moreover, even if the third prong needs to be proven, plaintiff argues that the mistake as to the identity of the parties need not be excusable and, therefore, the third prong is satisfied, entitling her to the benefit of the relation-back doctrine.
The Eleven Prong area is located just about equidistant from the mouth of the Withlacoochee River at Yankeetown to the mouth of the Waccasassa River.
29) The fourth prong asks whether the government agency had a reasonable basis at law for denying disclosure to the requester.