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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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The heavy workhorses in the rotary tiller realm are designed with powerful petroleum-powered engines out front that are coupled with transmissions of various designs that send power to the drive wheels and then on back to the tines.
It's unknown when metal was first used to build forks, but it was probably during the 18th century, when local blacksmiths began to fasten metal tips to wooden fork tines and hammered the entire set of tines out of wrought iron.
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The attachment of wings to the tine foot along with using shallow tines to loosen the surface layers ahead of the deep tine increases soil disturbance, particularly at depth, reduces the specific resistance, increases the critical depth, and allows more effective soil rearrangement.
When you need to adjust the tine laterally (back and forth), grab the end of one tine and lift up.
The longest and widest we tested - it dwarfs the others like a mighty hand- with plastic tines and a lightweight wooden handle.
Curt responds: In the photo, the moose does look like he might have four brow tines, but those back tines are on the palms.
What makes it more amazing is that we found the tine about a quarter mile from where I bagged the deer.
Feature tapered tines and beveled tips to prevent load wedging and to ensure separation
Although sizes of brow tines vary and are often difficult to see, most bucks have them.
Before I could shut down the machine, the tines gobbled up the liner like a hungry alligator.