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prong

prong

 
 
pronunciation:
prang [or] prawng
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin, sharply pointed part of a tool.
The tool for picking up litter was a pole with a prong on one end.
definition 2: a pointed end of a deer antler.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pronged, pronging, prongs
definition: to pierce or hold with a sharp object.
She pronged the potato and lifted it out of the oven.
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