from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having prongs or projections like the tines of a fork.

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  • adjective Having (a specified number or type of) prongs

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
  • adjective having prongs or tines; usually used in combination


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  • It also determined the inevitablity of FDR’s alphabet agencies, Johnson’s Great Society welfare expansion, and Obama’s twin pronged attack (industry, health care).

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  • "We're going to do this two-pronged, meaning in parallel," Vitavas Srivihok, director general for ASEAN affairs at the Thai foreign ministry, told AFP.

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  • They see the inevitable endgame approaching and they have decided to address the situation with a multi-pronged strategy in hopes of delaying the end of their traditional business model as long as possible.

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  • Here is Trump's four-pronged outline for guaranteed success:

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  • But a new BusinessWeek report says that this leap-into-action model should be avoided for issues outside your skill set and suggests following a three-pronged method instead.

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  • Contrary to what you may think, if you have ever used an EU-standard electrical plug, you will understand that while having a hole to conveniently pull out a plug is surely nice, the design above, the leveled two-pronged plug is not a good design.

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  • This is a two-pronged question, only one prong of which, the novel, I feel even remotely qualified to address.

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  • Had he not halted the horses, turned the reins over to Saxon, and shot an eight-pronged buck from the wagon-seat?


  • Through the Economic Development Corporation, the city has supported similar multi-pronged support programs aimed at other industries, including the arts and financial services.

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  • Other tools were arrayed on a white towel, like an exhibit of Civil War medical instruments: three-pronged ice tongs, dull knives, a wooden mallet.



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