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tine

(tīn),
1. In dentistry, the slender, pointed end of an explorer.
2. An instrument used to introduce antigen, such as tuberculin into the skin, and usually containing several individual tines.
[A.S. tind, a prong]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tine

(tīn)
1. In dentistry, slender, pointed end of an explorer.
2. An instrument used to introduce antigen into skin; usually with several individual tines.
[A.S. tind, a prong]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Curved tines almost always measure significantly longer than straight tines.
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This is because, in the process of vibration, the shaking tine and the branch cannot contact together, and their movements are not synchronized.
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In shallow ripping, tines move only a small volume of soil from a small, disturbed area where the soil moves in the direction of least resistance, usually upward and outward away from the tine.
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