Definition of Pronged

1. Adjective. Having prongs or tines; usually used in combination. "A three-tined fork"

Exact synonyms: Tined
Similar to: Divided



2. Adjective. Resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches. "Horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots"
Exact synonyms: Bifurcate, Biramous, Branched, Forficate, Fork-like, Forked, Prongy
Similar to: Divided
Derivative terms: Prong

Definition of Pronged

1. a. Having prongs or projections like the tines of a fork; as, a three-pronged fork.

Definition of Pronged

1. Adjective. (chiefly in combination) Having (a specified number or type of) prongs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pronged

1. prong [v] - See also: prong

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronged

pronephra
pronephric
pronephroi
pronephros
pronephroses
proner
prones
pronest
proneur
proneural
proneuronal
proneurs
prong
prongbuck
prongbucks
pronged (current term)
pronghorn antelope
pronghorns
pronging
prongs
prongy
pronic
pronities
pronity
pronk
pronked
pronking
pronks
pronoia

Literary usage of Pronged

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Spell of the Yukon, and Other Verses by Robert William Service (1907)
"THE RHYME OF THE REMITTANCE MAN There's a four-pronged buck a-swinging in the shadow of my cabin, And it roamed the velvet valley till to-day ; But 1 ..."

2. The Spell of the Yukon, and Other Verses by Robert William Service (1907)
"THE RHYME OF THE REMITTANCE MAN There's a four-pronged buck a-swinging in the shadow of my cabin, And it roamed the velvet valley till to-day; But I tracked ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1852)
"... A three-pronged dung-fork. North. MS. Cantab. Ff. ii. .18, f. 68 (3) To seize ; to embrace. (Л.-S.) And holde him stille with alle ..."

4. Progressive Furnace Heating by Alfred Grant King, William Neubecker (1914)
"Determining the Unknown Diameter in an Unequal Two pronged Fork Fig. 178 shows an unequal two pronged fork whose branches A and B are 7 and 10 inches ..."

5. Progressive Furnace Heating by Alfred Grant King, William Neubecker (1914)
"Determining the Unknown Diameter in an Unequal Two pronged Fork Fig. 178 shows an unequal two pronged fork whose branches A and B are 7 and 10 inches ..."

6. Among the Indians of Guiana: Being Sketches Chiefly Anthropologic from the by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn (1883)
"... a Three-pronged Fish Arrow— Hook and Line—Fish Traps—Turtle Arrows—Iguana Shooting—Guns— Game Arrows: Iron-headed Game Arrows; Bamboo-headed Arrows ..."

7. A New Beginning: Recasting the U.S.-Japan Economic Relationship by Bruce Stokes (2000)
"... A MULTI-pronged STRATEGY US economic policy toward Japan must necessarily be two-pronged: short-term and long-term, macroeconomic and microeconomic, ..."

8. Triangulation Applied to Sheet Metal Pattern Cutting: A Comprehensive by Fred SMith Kidder (1917)
"A Two pronged FITTING WHICH CAN BE MADE IN ONE PIECE. Fig. 40. Pictorial View of a Two-pronged Fork. A two pronged fitting as illustrated at Fig. ..."

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