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1. tuning

noun. ['ˈtuːnɪŋ'] (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency.

Synonyms

  • standardisation
  • standardization

Antonyms

  • destabilization
  • destabilisation

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Words that Rhyme with Tuning Fork

  • uncork
  • new-york
  • stork
  • storck
  • storch
  • sporck
  • slorc
  • schwark
  • o'rourke
  • oroark
  • o'roark
  • bjork
  • yorke
  • york
  • wark
  • torque
  • schork
  • rourke
  • rourk
  • rorke
  • rork
  • roarke
  • roark
  • pork
  • nork
  • mork
  • moerke
  • lorch
  • horch
  • goerke

Example sentences of the word tuning-fork


1. Noun Phrase
Use a tuning fork or a piano for reference when tuning.

2. Noun Phrase
In a frictionless environment, the energy would be stored in the moving tuning fork.

3. Noun Phrase
Guitars tuned to standard should be done so using a 440 Hz tuning fork.

4. Noun Phrase
A struck tuning fork, for example, vibrates at a specific frequency.

2. fork

noun. ['ˈfɔrk'] cutlery used for serving and eating food.

Synonyms

  • prong
  • tine
  • carving fork
  • eating utensil
  • salad fork
  • cutlery
  • tablefork

Antonyms

  • united
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fork

noun. ['ˈfɔrk'] the act of branching out or dividing into branches.

Synonyms

  • fibrillation
  • trifurcation
  • ramification
  • branching
  • division
  • divarication
  • forking

Antonyms

  • distributary
  • stay
  • conform
  • equal

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fork

noun. ['ˈfɔrk'] the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches.

Synonyms

  • crotch
  • ramification
  • leg

Antonyms

  • desegregate
  • advantage
  • attached
  • connected

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fork

noun. ['ˈfɔrk'] an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs.

Synonyms

  • prong
  • hayfork

Antonyms

  • unite
  • shared
  • joint

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fork

verb. ['ˈfɔrk'] place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces.

Synonyms

  • attack

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • right angle

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fork

noun. ['ˈfɔrk'] the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk.

Synonyms

  • angle
  • crotch
  • organic structure
  • body

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • integrated
  • union
  • common

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fork

verb. ['ˈfɔrk'] shape like a fork.

Synonyms

  • shape

Antonyms

  • convergent
  • Cryptogamia

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fork

verb. ['ˈfɔrk'] divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork.

Synonyms

  • trifurcate
  • branch
  • twig
  • ramify
  • diverge
  • bifurcate
  • arborise
  • furcate
  • separate

Antonyms

  • Phanerogamae
  • middle
  • end
  • misconception

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fork

verb. ['ˈfɔrk'] lift with a pitchfork.

Synonyms

  • pitchfork

Antonyms

  • oblique angle
  • straighten

Etymology

  • forke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • force (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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