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  Definition of fork
  1. the act of branching out or dividing into branches
  2. cutlery used for serving and eating food
  3. an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs
  4. the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk
  5. a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork"
  6. shape like a fork; "She forked her fingers"
  7. divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
  8. place under attack with one''s own pieces, of two enemy pieces
  9. lift with a pitchfork; "pitchfork hay"
Similar Words: branching, ramification, forking, crotch, branch, leg, ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork

 

See Also: diversify, branch out, broaden

 

Hyponyms: bifurcation, trifurcation, divarication, fibrillation, carving fork, salad fork, tablefork, toasting fork, hayfork, brachium, arborize, arborise, twig, bifurcate, trifurcate

 

Grouped Verbs: ramify, branch

 

Part Meronyms: body, organic structure, physical structure, furcation, forking

 

Derivational Morphology: branch, ramify, furcate, separate, bifurcate, pitchfork, leg, ramification, furcation, forking, branching

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: vurk   Bosnian: vile and viljuška  
Breton: forc'h and fourchetez   Croatian: vile and vilica  
Danish: fork and gaffel and skillevej   Dutch: vork  
Estonian: hang and kahvel and lahk   Finnish: haara and haarukka and talikko  
French: fourche and fourchette   German: Gabel and Gabelung  
Hungarian: villa   Icelandic: gaffall  
Italian: biforcazione and forchetta   Japanese: フォーク and and 分岐点  
Korean: 갈림길 and 쇠스랑 and 포크   Latin: bivium and furca  
Latvian: dakša   Lithuanian: išsišakojimas and šakutė  
Maltese: furketta and furkettun   Polish: rozwidlenie and widelec and widły  
Portuguese: bifurcação and garfo   Romanian: bifurcaţie and furculiţă and furcă  
Russian: вилка and вилы and развилка   Slovak: obojsmerné spojenie and vidlička and vidly  
Slovene: vilice   Spanish: bifurcación and tenedor  
Swahili: uma   Swedish: gaffel and gren and grep  
 
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