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prong

  

      n  
1    a sharply pointed end of an instrument, such as on a fork  
2    any pointed projecting part  
      vb  
3    tr   to prick or spear with or as if with a prong  
     (C15: related to Middle Low German prange a stake, Gothic anaprangan to afflict)  
  pronged      adj  


prong key  
      n   a key or spanner with two prongs or projections which engage corresponding holes in the face of a nut or component to be turned for tightening, adjustment, etc.  
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prong

  
  
point, projection, spike, tine, tip  

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