fork

fork (fork)

1. A pronged instrument used for holding or lifting. 2. An instrument resembling a f. in that it has tines or prongs.
bite f. face-bow f
face-bow f. that part of the face-bow assemblage used to attach the maxillary trial base to the face-bow proper.bite f;
tuning f. a steel or magnesium-alloy instrument roughly resembling a two-pronged f., the vibrations of the prongs of which, when struck, give a musical note of restricted band width; used to test the hearing and vibratory sensation.

 

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