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  Words related to fork

Related / Similar Words: branching, ramification, forking, crotch, branch, leg, ramify, furcate, separate, pitchfork

 

Definition:
  • the act of branching out or dividing into branches;
  • cutlery used for serving and eating food;
  • an agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs;
  • the angle formed by the inner sides of the legs where they join the human trunk;
  • a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork";
  • shape like a fork; "She forked her fingers";
  • divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks";
  • place under attack with one''s own pieces, of two enemy pieces;
  • lift with a pitchfork; "pitchfork hay";

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    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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