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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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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 other holes are used to mark positions for the prongs of buckles for concho belts.
In opposition to the motion, the proposed defendants argue that all three prongs must be satisfied to apply the relation-back doctrine and that plaintiff failed to prove both the second and third prong.
33) The court of appeals designed the second and third prongs to distinguish between the individual seeking only financial gain who does not need the incentive of attorneys' fees to pursue litigation, from the person requesting information for scholarly or newsworthy purposes who would not otherwise be able to pursue litigation.
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.
One woman who was sitting at the back of the top floor said: "There was a horrible screeching and ripping noise as the prongs came in.
But as far as the prongs go, proportionality is kind of like the Holy Grail of Title IX compliance.
The first and third prongs of the definition of culpable conduct embody legal standards with well-established meanings.
Clinton's New Market Initiative has three legislative prongs.