HyperDic: forking

English > 2 senses of the word forking:
NOUNshapeforking, furcationthe place where something divides into branches
actforking, branching, ramification, forkthe act of branching out or dividing into branches
forking > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rkihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > forking: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningThe place where something divides into branches.
Synonymfurcation
Partsbranch, leg, ramificationA part of a forked or branching shape
NarrowerbifurcationThe place where something divides into two branches
Broaderangular shape, angularityA shape having one or more sharp angles
Spanishbifurcación
Catalanbifurcació, furcació
Verbsforkdivide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
English > forking: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of branching out or dividing into branches.
Synonymsbranching, ramification, fork
NarrowerbifurcationThe act of splitting into two branches
divaricationBranching at a wide angle
fibrillationAct or process of forming fibrils
trifurcationThe act of splitting into three branches
BroaderdivisionThe act or process of dividing
Spanishramificación
Catalanramificació
Verbsforkdivide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

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