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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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and locking chain for the tines are provided for ease of operation.
At this soil moisture, the soil is relatively easy to plough and soil would not stick to the tines.
When you need to adjust the tine laterally (back and forth), grab the end of one tine and lift up.
The 16 tines have narrow gaps, fanning out to about 42cm.
Options include different tine lengths to allow lifting with the length or width of the car, high-back frames for multiple car handling and rubber bumpers to handle "parts" cars without denting or damaging vehicle bodies
The high-capacity configuration includes a three-over-four tine design with boxed tines.
The beauty of the spading fork is that it allows you to dig under a clump of vegetation and remove it with minimal disturbance to the roots, which dangle through the fork tines.
There is a tendency to write that "the vote was along party tines.
Corner posts are designed to be flush with the deck to prevent overriding during use and their rounded corners help deflect lurk tines to avoid damage.
While typical dischargers often require the forklift tines to use the bag loop frame and position the frame over the tensioning bars at the top of the discharger, Spiroflow's Type 5 low-loading discharger provides the ability to load the bag and frame at the lower half of the discharger.
His rack was perhaps 18 inches wide, but the tines were only of marginal height.