adjective see tine I

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  • Tined — Tined, a. Furnished with tines; as, a three tined fork. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tined — bril·lian·tined; gel·a·tined; nic·o·tined; pa·tined; tined; …   English syllables

  • tined — tine ► NOUN ▪ a prong or sharp point. DERIVATIVES tined adjective. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • tined — adjective having prongs or tines; usually used in combination a three tined fork • Syn: ↑pronged • Similar to: ↑divided …   Useful english dictionary

  • tined — See tine. * * * …   Universalium

  • tined — Synonyms and related words: acanthoid, acanthous, acicular, acuate, aculeate, aculeiform, acuminate, acute, barbed, cornuted, cusped, cuspidate, hispid, horned, horny, mucronate, needle pointed, needle sharp, pointed, pronged, sharp pointed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rou|tined — «roo TEEND», adjective. 1. subjected to or regulated by routine: »There we led a routined, rigorous existence in a residential community of over five hundred females (Alison Adburgham). 2. disciplined in routine; practiced: »[He] is a thoroughly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ser|pen|tined — «SUR puhn teend, tynd», adjective. 1. having serpents; infested with snakes: »... the disappearance of two other woodsmen in the alligatored and serpentined gloom (Newsweek). 2. Figurative. twisted or winding like a snake: »serpentined mountain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • des·tined — /ˈdɛstənd/ adj, not used before a noun 1 a : certain to do or to be something Without the support of the unions, the plan seems destined to fail. He is destined to be famous. She felt that she was destined …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre·des·tined — /ˌpriːˈdɛstənd/ adj : certain to do or be something or certain to happen He felt he was predestined [=destined] to marry her when they first met. The course of her life seemed to be predestined. a predestined outcome …   Useful english dictionary

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