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Spoon vs. Fork

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Main Difference

The main difference between Spoon and Fork is that the Spoon is a utensil consisting of a small shallow bowl, oval or round, at the end of a handle and Fork is a piece of cutlery or kitchenware with two or more tines

Wikipedia
  • Spoon (noun)

    An implement for eating or serving; a scooped utensil whose long handle is straight, in contrast to a ladle.

  • Spoon (noun)

    An implement for stirring food while being prepared; a wooden spoon.

  • Spoon (noun)

    A measure that will fit into a spoon; a spoonful.

  • Spoon (noun)

    A wooden-headed golf club with moderate loft, similar to the modern three wood.

  • Spoon (noun)

    An oar.

  • Spoon (noun)

    A type of metal lure resembling the concave head of a table spoon.

  • Spoon (noun)

    A spoon excavator.

  • Spoon (noun)

    A simpleton, a spooney.

  • Spoon (noun)

    A safety handle on a hand grenade, a trigger.

  • Spoon (verb)

    To serve using a spoon.

    "Sarah spooned some apple sauce onto her plate."

  • Spoon (verb)

    To flirt; to make advances; to court, to interact romantically or amorously.

  • Spoon (verb)

    To lie nestled front-to-back, following the contours of the bodies, in a manner reminiscent of stacked spoons.

  • Spoon (verb)

    To hit (the ball) weakly, pushing it with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.

  • Spoon (verb)

    To fish with a concave spoon bait.

  • Spoon (verb)

    To catch by fishing with a concave spoon bait.

  • Spoon (verb)

    alternative form of spoom

  • Fork (noun)

    A pronged tool having a long straight handle, used for digging, lifting, throwing etc.

    "pitchfork"

  • Fork (noun)

    A pronged tool for use in the garden; a smaller hand fork for weeding etc., or larger for turning over the soil.

  • Fork (noun)

    A gallows.

  • Fork (noun)

    A utensil with spikes used to put solid food into the mouth, or to hold food down while cutting.

  • Fork (noun)

    A tuning fork.

  • Fork (noun)

    An intersection in a road or path where one road is split into two.

  • Fork (noun)

    One of the parts into which anything is furcated or divided; a prong; a branch of a stream, a road, etc.; a barbed point, as of an arrow.

  • Fork (noun)

    A point where a waterway, such as a river, splits and goes two (or more) different directions.

  • Fork (noun)

    Used in the names of some river tributaries, e.g. West Fork White River and East Fork White River, joining together to form the White River of Indiana

  • Fork (noun)

    A point in time where one has to make a decision between two life paths.

  • Fork (noun)

    The simultaneous attack of two adversary pieces with one single attacking piece (especially a knight).

  • Fork (noun)

    A splitting-up of an existing executing parts of the same program.

  • Fork (noun)

    An event where development of some free software or open-source software is split into two or more separate projects.

  • Fork (noun)

    The, or one of the, software project(s) that underwent changes in such an event; a software project split off from a main project.

    "LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice."

  • Fork (noun)

    A split in a blockchain resulting from protocol disagreements, or a branch of the blockchain resulting from such a split.

  • Fork (noun)

    Crotch.

  • Fork (noun)

    A forklift.

    "Are you qualified to drive a fork?"

  • Fork (noun)

    The individual blades of a forklift.

  • Fork (noun)

    In a bicycle, the portion of the frameset holding the front wheel, allowing the rider to steer and balance.

    "The fork can be equipped with a suspension on mountain bikes."

  • Fork (verb)

    To divide into two or more branches.

    "A road, a tree, or a stream forks."

  • Fork (verb)

    To move with a fork (as hay or food).

  • Fork (verb)

    To duplicating the existing process.

  • Fork (verb)

    To split a (software) project into several projects.

  • Fork (verb)

    To split a (software) distributed version control repository

  • Fork (verb)

    To kick someone in the crotch.

  • Fork (verb)

    To shoot into blades, as corn does.

Wiktionary
  • Spoon (verb)

    See Spoom.

  • Spoon (verb)

    To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in love.

  • Spoon (verb)

    To fish with a spoon bait.

  • Spoon (verb)

    In croquet, golf, etc., to spoon a ball.

  • Spoon (noun)

    An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or eating food.

  • Spoon (noun)

    Anything which resembles a spoon in shape; esp. (Fishing), a spoon bait.

  • Spoon (noun)

    Fig.: A simpleton; a spooney.

  • Spoon (noun)

    A wooden club with a lofted face.

  • Spoon

    To take up in, or as in, a spoon.

  • Spoon

    To catch by fishing with a spoon bait.

  • Spoon

    In croquet, golf, etc., to push or shove (a ball) with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.

  • Fork (noun)

    An instrument consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are usually of metal, parallel and slightly curved; - used for piercing, holding, taking up, or pitching anything.

  • Fork (noun)

    Anything furcate or like a fork in shape, or furcate at the extremity; as, a tuning fork.

  • Fork (noun)

    One of the parts into which anything is furcated or divided; a prong; a branch of a stream, a road, etc.; a barbed point, as of an arrow.

  • Fork (noun)

    The place where a division or a union occurs; the angle or opening between two branches or limbs; as, the fork of a river, a tree, or a road.

  • Fork (noun)

    The gibbet.

  • Fork (verb)

    To shoot into blades, as corn.

  • Fork (verb)

    To divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree, or a stream forks.

  • Fork

    To raise, or pitch with a fork, as hay; to dig or turn over with a fork, as the soil.

Webster Dictionary
  • Spoon (noun)

    a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food

  • Spoon (noun)

    as much as a spoon will hold;

    "he added two spoons of sugar"

  • Spoon (noun)

    formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face

  • Spoon (verb)

    scoop up or take up with a spoon;

    "spoon the sauce over the roast"

  • Spoon (verb)

    snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others

  • Fork (noun)

    cutlery used for serving and eating food

  • Fork (noun)

    the act of branching out or dividing into branches

  • Fork (noun)

    a part of a forked or branching shape;

    "he broke off one of the branches"

    "they took the south fork"

  • Fork (noun)

    an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs

  • Fork (noun)

    the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk

  • Fork (verb)

    lift with a pitchfork;

    "pitchfork hay"

  • Fork (verb)

    place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces

  • Fork (verb)

    divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork;

    "The road forks"

  • Fork (verb)

    shape like a fork;

    "She forked her fingers"

Princeton's WordNet

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