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Meaning of PRONG

Pronunciation:  prong

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a pointed projection
 

PRONG is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: belt buckle, buckle, fork, projection, tine, trident

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prong\, n. [Cf. D. prangen to pinch, press, LG. prange a
stick, or W. procio to thrust, E. prowl, pang.]
1. A sharp-pointed instrument.

         Prick it on a prong of iron.          --Sandys.

2. The tine of a fork, or of a similar instrument; as, a fork
   of two or three prongs.

3. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) A sharp projection, as of an antler.
   (b) The fang of a tooth.

 

 

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