The act of branching out or dividing into branches; SYN. ramification, fork, forking.
ETYM AS. forc, from Latin furca. Related to Fourché, Furcate.
1. An agricultural tool used for lifting or digging; has a handle and metal prongs.
2. Fork used for serving and eating.
ETYM Cf. French ramification. Related to Ramify.
1. The process of branching, or the development or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement.
2. A small branch or offshoot proceeding from a main stock or channel.
3. A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or departments; also, one of the subordinate parts.
4. The outcomes or possible results; potential consequence.