Definition of tuning fork in English:

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tuning fork

Pronunciation: /ˈt(y)o͞oniNG ˌfôrk/

noun

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A two-pronged steel device used by musicians, which vibrates when struck to give a note of specific pitch.
Example sentences
  • It is this essay that, when struck as if a tuning fork, vibrates through all the other essays.
  • Other resonant devices like chimes, tuning forks and gongs are utilized by professionals.
  • This phenomenon is similar to the vibrations that can be produced in a tuning fork when it is struck by sound waves.

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Syllabification: tun·ing fork

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