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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]

tine

(tīn) a prong or pointed projection on an implement, as on a fork.

tine

a sharp projecting point, as a prong of a fork.

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]
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Like the mini tillers, these units have forward-rotating tines and tend to need to be held back--by the operator as well as a depth stake.
Of the available combs we selected 41 that had intact tines, and excluded all that had been cleaned previously for museum display.
1) with four tine sets arranged side-by-side at a spacing of 44.
Tine, who became the oldest women's singles champion at All England this year, says she is excited to see youngsters compete hard.
Operators, don't throw caution to the wind when you adjust the tines on your forklift.
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Weed dry weight was 300 g m-2, 257 g m-2, 225 g m-2 and 157 g m-2 less in hand weeding, hoeing, tine cultivator and Nominee 100 SC respectively than no weeding.
13 December 2011 - Norwegian dairy group Tine SA said today it had decided not to carry out the planned sale of its ice-cream subsidiary Diplom-Is after a thorough evaluation, without providing further details.
Unilever has announced that it is acquiring the Danish operations of the ice cream company Diplom-Is from Norwegian dairy group Tine.
22 June 2010 - Leading Norwegian dairy company TINE recently provided an update on its expansion projects.