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forking

 
Noun forking has 2 senses
  1. furcation, forking - the place where something divides into branches
    --1 is a kind of angular shape, angularity
    --1 has parts: branch, fork, leg, ramification
    --1 has particulars: bifurcation
    Derived form: verb fork3
  2. branching, ramification, fork, forking - the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    --2 is a kind of division
    --2 has particulars: bifurcation; trifurcation; divarication; fibrillation
    Derived form: verb fork3
Verb fork has 4 senses
  1. pitchfork, fork - lift with a pitchfork; "pitchfork hay"
    --1 is one way to lift
    Derived form: noun fork4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. fork - place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
    --2 is one way to
    attack, aggress
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate - divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
    --3 is one way to diverge
    Derived forms: noun fork2, noun forking1, noun forking2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. fork - shape like a fork; "She forked her fingers"
    --4 is one way to
    shape, form
    Derived forms: noun fork3, noun fork1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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