Tuning-fork meaning

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A small two-pronged metal device that when struck produces a sound of fixed pitch that is used as a reference, as in tuning musical instruments.
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A small steel instrument with two prongs, which when struck sounds a certain fixed tone in perfect pitch: it is used as a guide in tuning instruments, in testing hearing, etc.
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(music) A fork-shaped object which emits a tone of a specific frequency when struck.
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