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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sporknoun

    trademark for a plastic eating utensil that has both tines and a bowl like a spoon

Wiktionary

  1. sporknoun

    An eating utensil shaped like a spoon, the bowl of which is divided into tines like those of a fork, and so has the function of both implements; some sporks have a serrated edge so they can also function as a knife.

  2. sporkverb

    To move or impale (food etc.) with a spork.

  3. Etymology: ; originally a trademark

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  1. Spork

    A spork is a hybrid form of cutlery taking the form of a spoon-like shallow scoop with two to four fork-like tines. Spork-like utensils, such as the terrapin fork or ice cream fork, have been manufactured since the late 19th century; patents for spork-like designs date back to at least 1874. Sporks are commonly used by fast food restaurants, schools, prisons, the military, backpackers and in airline meals.The word spork is a portmanteau of spoon and fork. It appeared in the 1909 supplement to the Century Dictionary, where it was described as a trade name and "a 'portmanteau-word' applied to a long, slender spoon having, at the end of the bowl, projections resembling the tines of a fork". The word "spork" was later registered as a trademark in the US and the UK.

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  1. spork

    A spork is a utensil that combines the features of a spoon and a fork, with a rounded spoon-like shape and short prongs or tines at the tip. It is often used for eating foods that require both utensils, such as salads or stews, and is commonly found in fast food restaurants, camping gear, and packaged ready-to-eat meals.

Wikidata

  1. Spork

    A spork or a foon is a hybrid form of cutlery taking the form of a spoon-like shallow scoop with three or four fork tines. Spork-like utensils, such as the terrapin fork or ice cream fork, have been manufactured since the late 19th century; patents for spork-like designs date back to at least 1874, and the word "spork" was registered as a trademark in the US and the UK decades later. They are used by fast food restaurants, schools, prisons, the military, and backpackers. The spork is a portmanteau word combining spoon and fork. Similarly, the word foon is a blend of fork and spoon. The word "spork" appeared in the 1909 supplement to the Century Dictionary, where it was described as a trade name and "a 'portmanteau-word' applied to a long, slender spoon having, at the end of the bowl, projections resembling the tines of a fork".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SPORK in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SPORK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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