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Adjective: forked  forkt
  1. Resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches
    "a forked river"; "forked lightning";
    - bifurcate, biramous, branched, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy
  2. Having two meanings with intent to deceive
    "spoke with forked tongue";
    - double
Verb: fork  fork
  1. Divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
    "The road forks";
    - branch, ramify, furcate, separate
  2. Lift with a pitchfork
    "fork hay";
    - pitchfork
  3. Shape like a fork
    "She forked her fingers"
  4. (computing) split a project, repository or process into two or more independent copies or parts
  5. (chess) place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces

See also: ambiguous, divided, equivocal

Type of: aggress, attack, diverge, form, lift, shape

Encyclopedia: Forked

Fork, Maryland