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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a sharp, projecting point or prong, as of a fork.

    Ref: Also, esp. Brit., tyne. 1

Origin of tine:

bef. 900; late ME tyne, ME tind, OE


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.

Anagrams of TINE

  1. Nite

Translations for TINE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of frozen food etc) to thaw (out)

Make sure you defrost the chicken thoroughly.

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