Definition of Fork. Meaning of Fork. Synonyms of Fork

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Definition of Fork

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Bracket Brack"et, n. (Gunnery) A figure determined by firing a projectile beyond a target and another short of it, as a basis for ascertaining the proper elevation of the piece; -- only used in the phrase, to establish a bracket. After the bracket is established shots are fired with intermediate elevations until the exact range is obtained. In the United States navy it is called fork.
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Fork Fork, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Forked; p. pr. & vb. n. Forking.] 1. To shoot into blades, as corn. The corn beginneth to fork. --Mortimer. 2. To divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree, or a stream forks.
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Fork Fork, v. t. To raise, or pitch with a fork, as hay; to dig or turn over with a fork, as the soil. Forking the sheaves on the high-laden cart. --Prof. Wilson. To fork over or out, to hand or pay over, as money. [Slang] --G. Eliot.

Meaning of Fork from wikipedia

- fork: A spoon with flat tines used for some desserts. See spork. Knork Meat fork Olive fork Oyster fork Pastry fork Pickle fork: A long handled fork used...
- The Levisa Fork (also known as the Levisa Fork River or the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River) is a tributary of the Big Sandy River, approximately 164...
- The Russell Fork is a 51.9-mile-long (83.5 km) tributary of the Levisa Fork in southwestern Virginia and southeastern Kentucky in the United States. Known...
- In chess, a fork is a tactic whereby a single piece makes two or more direct attacks simultaneously. Most commonly two pieces are threatened, which is...
- bicycle fork is the part of a bicycle that holds the front wheel. A fork typically consists of two blades which are joined at the top by a fork crown....
- In computing, a fork bomb (also called rabbit virus or wabbit) is a denial-of-service attack wherein a process continually replicates itself to deplete...
- A garden fork, spading fork, digging fork or graip is a gardening implement, with a handle and several (usually four) short, s****y tines. It is used for...
- A tuning fork is an acoustic resonator in the form of a two-pronged fork with the prongs (tines) formed from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal (usually...
- The resource fork is a fork or section of a file on Apple's cl****ic Mac OS operating system, which was also carried over to the modern macOS for compatibility...
- A fork end, fork-end, or forkend is a slot in a bicycle frame or bicycle fork where the axle of a bicycle wheel is attached. A dropout is a type of fork...
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