Splade vs Spork what difference

what is difference between Splade and Spork

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪd

Etymology

Perhaps from spoon or spork and blade.

Noun

splade (plural splades)

  1. A spork that is sharp along one edge or both edges, enabling it to be used as a knife, a fork and a spoon.

See also

  • runcible spoon
  • spork
  • knork

Quotations

  • 2000, Chris Holden, Nutrition and Child Health [1]
    Cutlery:
    ◆ small, flat soft plastic spoons
    ◆ use of a ‘splade’ instead of a fork
    ◆ cutlery with a large soft handle for easier grip
  • 2002, Morven F Ball, Developmental Coordination Disorder [2]
    A splade (see Figure 7.2) can be used if there is a problem with coordinating a knife and fork.
  • 2003, Stephen Downes, Advanced Australian Fare [3]
    At even the best dinner parties a splade (an implement combining a spoon, a fork, and a blunt blade) was used to load the food from lap to lip.

Anagrams

  • lapsed, padles, pedals, pleads, pleas’d


English

Wikiquote

Etymology

Blend of spoon +‎ fork; originally a trademark

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /spɔːk/
  • (US) IPA(key): /spoəɹk/, /spɔɹk/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)k

Noun

spork (plural sporks)

  1. An eating utensil shaped like a spoon, the bowl of which is divided into tines like those of a fork, and so has the function of both implements; some sporks have a serrated edge so they can also function as a knife.

Translations

Verb

spork (third-person singular simple present sporks, present participle sporking, simple past and past participle sporked)

  1. (transitive) To move or impale (food etc.) with a spork.

See also

  • foon
  • knork
  • runcible spoon
  • splade

Anagrams

  • porks

French

Etymology

Borrowed from English spork

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /spɔʁk/

Noun

spork f (plural sporks)

  1. spork

Synonyms

  • cuichette

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