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Noun: forking  for-king
  1. The place where something divides into branches
    - furcation
  2. The act of branching out or dividing into branches
    - branching, ramification, fork
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

Derived forms: forkings

Type of: aggress, angular shape, angularity, attack, diverge, division, form, lift, shape

Encyclopedia: Forking

Fork, Maryland