Prong

What is Prong?

Prong definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
one of the pointed tines of a fork.
any pointed, projecting part, as of an antler.
a branch of a stream.
Jewelry. a tapering metal projection, usually heavier than a claw, rising from the base of a jewelry setting and used to hold a stone in position as needed.Compare claw(def 7).

verb (used with object)
to pierce or stab with or as if with a prong.
to supply with prongs.

 

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