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prong

 (prông, prŏng)
n.
1. A thin, pointed, projecting part: a pitchfork with four prongs.
2. A branch; a fork: the two prongs of a river.
tr.v. pronged, prong·ing, prongs
To pierce with or as if with a thin, pointed, projecting part.

[Middle English pronge, pointed instrument, pain, from Medieval Latin pronga, of Germanic origin.]

prong

(prɒŋ)
n
1. a sharply pointed end of an instrument, such as on a fork
2. any pointed projecting part
vb
(tr) to prick or spear with or as if with a prong
[C15: related to Middle Low German prange a stake, Gothic anaprangan to afflict]
pronged adj

prong

(prɔŋ, prɒŋ)

n.
1. one of the pointed tines of a fork.
2. any pointed, projecting part, as of an antler.
3. a subdivision; fork.
v.t.
4. to pierce or stab with or as if with a prong.
[1400–50 late Middle English pronge, prange pain, affliction, pointed instrument]

prong


Past participle: pronged
Gerund: pronging

Imperative
prong
prong
Present
I prong
you prong
he/she/it prongs
we prong
you prong
they prong
Preterite
I pronged
you pronged
he/she/it pronged
we pronged
you pronged
they pronged
Present Continuous
I am pronging
you are pronging
he/she/it is pronging
we are pronging
you are pronging
they are pronging
Present Perfect
I have pronged
you have pronged
he/she/it has pronged
we have pronged
you have pronged
they have pronged
Past Continuous
I was pronging
you were pronging
he/she/it was pronging
we were pronging
you were pronging
they were pronging
Past Perfect
I had pronged
you had pronged
he/she/it had pronged
we had pronged
you had pronged
they had pronged
Future
I will prong
you will prong
he/she/it will prong
we will prong
you will prong
they will prong
Future Perfect
I will have pronged
you will have pronged
he/she/it will have pronged
we will have pronged
you will have pronged
they will have pronged
Future Continuous
I will be pronging
you will be pronging
he/she/it will be pronging
we will be pronging
you will be pronging
they will be pronging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pronging
you have been pronging
he/she/it has been pronging
we have been pronging
you have been pronging
they have been pronging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pronging
you will have been pronging
he/she/it will have been pronging
we will have been pronging
you will have been pronging
they will have been pronging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pronging
you had been pronging
he/she/it had been pronging
we had been pronging
you had been pronging
they had been pronging
Conditional
I would prong
you would prong
he/she/it would prong
we would prong
you would prong
they would prong
Past Conditional
I would have pronged
you would have pronged
he/she/it would have pronged
we would have pronged
you would have pronged
they would have pronged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prong - a pointed projectionprong - a pointed projection      
belt buckle - the buckle used to fasten a belt
buckle - fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
fork - cutlery used for serving and eating food
fork - an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
tine - prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
trident - a spear with three prongs

prong

noun point, tip, spike, tine Mark the loaf with the prongs of a fork.
Translations
شُعْبَة الشَّوْكَه
hrotvidlice
grenspidstand
haarakärkipiikki
tindur, kvísl
dantis-dantisražas-ražis
dakšas zars
vidlica
kloledspets
çatalın dişi/ucu

prong

[prɒŋ] N [of fork] → punta f, diente m

prong

[ˈprɒŋ] n
[fork] → dent f
[policy, plan] → volet m

prong

n
(of fork)Zacke f, → Zinke f; (of antler)Sprosse f, → Ende nt
(fig) (of argument)Punkt m; (of policy, strategy)Element nt; (of attack)(Angriffs)spitze f

prong

[prɒŋ] n (of fork) → rebbio, dente m
three-pronged (fork) → a tre rebbi or denti (attack) → su tre fronti, triplice

prong

(proŋ) noun
a spike of a fork.
pronged adjective
a pronged instrument; a two- pronged fork.

prong

n four-pronged cane bastón m de cuatro patas or apoyos or puntos; nasal prongs cánula nasal, puntas nasales (Mex)
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Ees, I seen 'em sure enough," says Willum, grasping a prong he carried, and preparing for action.
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In the same moment he looked up and saw his dear brother Jacob close upon him, holding the pitchfork so that the bright smooth prongs were a yard in advance of his own body, and about a foot off David's.
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