AskDefine | Define tine

Dictionary Definition

tine n : prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Old English tind. Cognate with German Zinne.

Pronunciation

  • /taɪn/

Noun

  1. A spike or point on an implement or tool, especially a prong of a fork or a tooth of a comb
  2. A small branch, especially on an antler or horn

Translations

prong
on antler

See also

Irish

Pronunciation

  • [ˈtʲinʲə]

Noun

  1. fire

Declension

Norwegian

Verb

tine

Noun

tine
  1. Traditional bentwood box

Romanian

Pronoun

  1. (direct object) you
    te iubesc pe tine - I love you

Related terms

Extensive Definition

Tine may have one of the following meanings:
tine in German: Tine (Begriffsklärung)
tine in Norwegian: Tine
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