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BranchBranch Branch, n.; pl. Branches. [OE. braunche, F. branche,
fr. LL. branca claw of a bird or beast of prey; cf. Armor.
brank branch, bough.]
1. (Bot.) A shoot or secondary stem growing from the main
stem, or from a principal limb or bough of a tree or other
2. Any division extending like a branch; any arm or part
connected with the main body of thing; ramification; as,
the branch of an antler; the branch of a chandelier; a
branch of a river; a branch of a railway.
Most of the branches, or streams, were dried up.
3. Any member or part of a body or system; a distinct
article; a section or subdivision; a department.
``Branches of knowledge.' --Prescott.
It is a branch and parcel of mine oath. --Shak.
4. (Geom.) One of the portions of a curve that extends
outwards to an indefinitely great distance; as, the
branches of an hyperbola.
5. A line of family descent, in distinction from some other
line or lines from the same stock; any descendant in such
a line; as, the English branch of a family.
His father, a younger branch of the ancient stock.
6. (Naut.) A warrant or commission given to a pilot,
authorizing him to pilot vessels in certain waters.
Branches of a bridle, two pieces of bent iron, which bear
the bit, the cross chains, and the curb.
Branch herring. See Alewife.
Root and branch, totally, wholly.
Syn: Bough; limb; shoot; offshoot; twig; sprig.
Branch Branch, v. t.
1. To divide as into branches; to make subordinate division
2. To adorn with needlework representing branches, flowers,
The train whereof loose far behind her strayed,
Branched with gold and pearl, most richly wrought.
Branch Branch, a.
Diverging from, or tributary to, a main stock, line, way,
theme, etc.; as, a branch vein; a branch road or line; a
branch topic; a branch store.
- a branch
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- a branch
line is a secondary railway
line which branches
off a more important through
a main line . a very short branch
of jesus christ
of latter-day saints
(lds church), a ward is the larger
of two types
of local congregations
(the smaller being
this model, the state
into branches, each with separate
and independent powers
so that no
- of staff
, which includes
the head of each of the defense
department's service branches
as well as the chief
of the national guard bureau
- a branch, banking center
or financial center
is a retail location where
a bank , credit union
, or other financial institution
- a branch
of code in a computer program which
is conditionally executed depending
on how the flow of control
- branches: general staff planning directorate operations directorate
idf spokesperson intelligence directorate intelligence corps
- armée, “armed” (feminine), in the broadest
sense, is the land-based military branch
, service branch
or armed service
of a nation
on its locale
characteristics, a stream
may be referred
to as a branch, brook, beck, burn , creek, 'crick', gill