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forking


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fork  \Fork\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Forked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Forking}.] 
  1.  To  shoot  into  blades,  as  corn. 
 
  The  corn  beginneth  to  fork.  --Mortimer. 
 
  2.  To  divide  into  two  or  more  branches;  as  a  road,  a  tree, 
  or  a  stream  forks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forking 
  n  1:  a  division  into  two  or  more  branches  [syn:  {furcation},  {bifurcation}] 
  2:  the  act  of  branching  out  or  dividing  into  branches  [syn:  {branching}, 
  {ramification},  {fork}] 




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