tyne

[ tahyn ]
/ taɪn /

noun Chiefly British.

Definition for tynes (2 of 3)

Tyne

[ tahyn ]
/ taɪn /

noun

a river in NE England, in Northumberland, flowing E into the North Sea. About 30 miles (48 km) long.

Definition for tynes (3 of 3)

tine

[ tahyn ]
/ taɪn /

noun

a sharp, projecting point or prong, as of a fork.
Also especially British, tyne.

Origin of tine

before 900; late Middle English tyne, Middle English tind, Old English; cognate with Old High German zint, Old Norse tindr

Related forms

tined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tynes (1 of 2)

tine

/ (taɪn) /

noun

a slender prong, esp of a fork
any of the sharp terminal branches of a deer's antler

Derived Forms

tined, adjective

Word Origin for tine

Old English tind; related to Old Norse tindr, Old High German zint

British Dictionary definitions for tynes (2 of 2)

Tyne

/ (taɪn) /

noun

a river in N England, flowing east to the North Sea. Length: 48 km (30 miles)
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Medicine definitions for tynes

tine

[ tīn ]

n.

The slender pointed end of an instrument, such as an explorer used in dentistry.
An instrument usually containing several individual prongs and used to introduce antigen, such as tuberculin, into the skin.
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