Meaning of prong
Pronunciation: (prông, prong), [key]
- one of the pointed tines of a fork.
- any pointed, projecting part, as of an antler.
- a branch of a stream.
- a tapering metal projection, usually heavier than a claw, rising from the base of a jewelry setting and used to hold a stone in position as needed. Cf.(def. 7).
- to pierce or stab with or as if with a prong.
- to supply with prongs.
- prong (Thesaurus)