carving fork

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "carving fork":
singular carving fork plural carving forks
a large fork with a long handle and two prongs, used for holding a large piece of cooked meat while you cut it

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • carving fork — n a large fork used to hold cooked meat firmly while you are cutting it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • carving fork — noun a large fork used in carving cooked meat • Hypernyms: ↑fork * * * a fork used in carving meat, commonly having two long tines and, at the base of the handle, a projection on which to rest the forefinger and thumb. [1670 80] * * * carving… …   Useful english dictionary

  • carving fork — a fork used in carving meat, commonly having two long tines and, at the base of the handle, a projection on which to rest the forefinger and thumb. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • carving fork — noun (C) a large fork used to hold cooked meat firmly while you are cutting it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fork — For other uses, see Fork (disambiguation). Assorted forks. From left to right: dessert fork, relish fork, salad fork, dinner fork, cold cuts fork, serving fork, carving fork …   Wikipedia

  • carving rest — /ˈkavɪŋ rɛst/ (say kahving rest) noun a small rest, usually silver, for a carving knife or fork …   Australian English dictionary

  • carving set — noun : a table set comprised of a carving knife, two tined fork with finger guard, and usually a sharpening steel called also roast set …   Useful english dictionary

  • North Fork American River — Coordinates: 38°42′42″N 121°08′44″W / 38.71167°N 121.14556°W / 38.71167; 121.14556 …   Wikipedia

  • Kitchen knife — A kitchen knife is any knife that is intended to be used in food preparation. While much of this work can be accomplished with a few general purpose knives – notably a large chef s knife, a tough cleaver, and a small paring knife – there are also …   Wikipedia

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