What does TINE mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tine(noun)

    prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler


  1. tine(Noun)

    A spike or point on an implement or tool, especially a prong of a fork or a tooth of a comb

  2. tine(Noun)

    A small branch, especially on an antler or horn

  3. Origin: Old English tind. Cognate with German Zinne.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tine(noun)

    trouble; distress; teen

  2. Tine(verb)

    to kindle; to set on fire

  3. Tine(verb)

    to kindle; to rage; to smart

  4. Tine(verb)

    to shut in, or inclose

  5. Tine(noun)

    a tooth, or spike, as of a fork; a prong, as of an antler


  1. Tine

    TINE SA is the largest Norwegian dairy product cooperative consisting of around 15,000 farmers and 5,505 employees. It has a revenue of NOK 19,4 billion The parent company, TINE SA, is a cooperative society owned by its suppliers, the milk producers who deliver milk to the company. The corporation domestically offers the entire spectrum of dairy products. Tine's internationally known products are Jarlsberg cheese, Snøfrisk goat cheese, Ridder cheese, and Ski-Queen. Tine is one of the twelve agricultural cooperatives in Norway.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tine

    tīn, n. the spike of a fork or harrow, or of a deer's antler.—adj. Tīned, furnished with spikes. [A.S. tind, a point; cog. with Ice. tind-r, a tooth, a prickle; and prob. conn. with tooth.]

  2. Tine

    tīn, v.t. (Spens.) same as Tind.—v.i. (Spens.) to rage, to smart.

  3. Tine

    tīn, n. (Spens.). Same as Teen.

  4. Tine

    tīn, v.t. (Scot.) to lose.—v.i. to be lost, to perish. [M. E. tinen, tynen—Scand., Ice. týna, to lose.]

  5. Tine

    tīn, v.t. and v.i. (prov.) to enclose. [A.S. týnan, to surround.]

  6. Tine

    tīn, n. (prov.) a wild vetch or tare.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TINE in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TINE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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