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1. A branch of a deer's antlers.
2. A prong on an implement such as a fork or pitchfork.

[Middle English, from Old English tind.]

tined (tīnd) adj.
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Adj.1.tined - having prongs or tines; usually used in combination; "a three-tined fork"
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
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The parcels contained a 10 kilogramme (kg) maize meal, 750 millimetres bottle of cooking oil, 2kg sugar, and three tined fish for each of the identified recipients.
The course was quite dry after the wet weekend but the greens, which had been hollow tined and sanded the previous week, were rather slow and inconsistent.
The company added that it had previously received Health Canada approval for its miniaturised rechargeable implantable neurostimulator, tined lead, patient and clinician programmers, charger and related accessories.
If your weatherworn lawn looks slightly worse for wear, now is the perfect time to remove thatch - old grass clippings - and moss using a spring tined rake and add it to the compost heap.
There are dark tined windows, sweeping light clusters with LED daytime running lights and 18in alloys.
Marketed as "the female Harry Potter meets The Da Vinci Code", the novel follows the magical adventures of 12-year-old Venus, who learns she is a powerful witch des tined to shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.
Butter Chicken Curry n 2 tbsp cooking oil n 1 large diced onion, n sliced 2 bay leaves n 1 cinnamon stick n 1 tsp chilli powder n 2 tsp garam masala n powder 1 tsp cumin powder n 1 minced garlic n clove 1 tsp ginger, grated n 400g tined toma- n toes 400ml chicken or n vegetable stock 100ml semi n skimmed milk 600g diced bone- n less chicken fillets Handful fresh n chopped coriander Handful toasted n cashew nuts Salt to taste n Method Heat the oil and butter together in a saucepan.
A military official said that they are investigating whether the IED was remote-controlled or a tined device also whether it was exclusively planted to target the senior military commander or aimed at targeting any military convoy.
To validate the proposed traffic noise prediction technique, traffic noise measurement sets from three different surface types were used in this study: stone mastic asphalt surfaces (SMA), 30 mm transversely tined Portland cement concrete surfaces (30 mm trans.), and 18 mm longitudinally tined Portland cement concrete surfaces (18 mm long.), as shown in Figure 1.
In finished form it resembles a two tined dinner fork with very short tines.