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branched


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Branch  \Branch\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Branched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Branching}.] 
  1.  To  shoot  or  spread  in  branches;  to  separate  into  branches; 
  to  ramify. 
 
  2.  To  divide  into  separate  parts  or  subdivision. 
 
  {To  branch  off},  to  form  a  branch  or  a  separate  part  to 
  diverge. 
 
  {To  branch  out},  to  speak  diffusively;  to  extend  one's 
  discourse  to  other  topics  than  the  main  one  also  to 
  enlarge  the  scope  of  one's  business,  etc 
 
  To  branch  out  into  a  long  disputation.  --Spectator. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  branched 
  adj  1:  resembling  a  fork;  divided  or  separated  into  two  branches; 
  "the  biramous  appendages  of  an  arthropod";  "long 
  branched  hairs  on  its  legson  which  pollen  collects"; 
  "a  forked  river";  "a  forked  tail";  "forked  lightning"; 
  "horseradish  grown  in  poor  soil  may  develop  prongy 
  roots"  [syn:  {bifurcate},  {biramous},  {forked},  {pronged}, 
  {prongy}] 
  2:  having  branches  [syn:  {branching}] 




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