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Adjective: branching  brãn-ching
  1. Having branches
    - branched, ramose, ramous, ramate
     
  2. Resembling the branches of a tree
Noun: branching  brãn-ching
  1. The act of branching out or dividing into branches
    - ramification, fork, forking
Verb: branch  brãnch
  1. Grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
    "these plants branch early and get to be very large";
    - ramify
     
  2. Divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
    "The road branches";
    - ramify, fork, furcate, separate

Derived forms: branchings

See also: branch out, branchy, divergent, diverging

Type of: diverge, division, grow

Encyclopedia: Branching

Branch, Missouri