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Definition of fork
forkBracket 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. ForkFork Fork, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Forked; p. pr. & vb. n.
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. ForkFork 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.
To fork over or out, to hand or pay over, as money.
[Slang] --G. Eliot.
Meaning of fork from wikipedia
: 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
- A tuning fork
is an acoustic resonator
in the form of a two-pronged fork
with the prongs
from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal
- A garden fork
, spading fork
, digging fork
is a gardening
implement, with a handle
(usually four) short, s****y tines. It is used for...
in replication forks growing
bi-directionally from the origin. A number
are ****ociated with the replication fork
to help in the initiation...
- In software
engineering, a project fork happens
take a copy of source
code from one software package
and start independent
- In computing, a fork
bomb (also called rabbit virus
or wabbit) is a denial-of-service attack wherein
a process continually replicates itself
- Bitcoin forks
are defined variantly
in the protocol
of the bitcoin network
or as the situations
"when two or more blocks
- workalikes, fork
is an operation whereby
a process creates
a copy of itself. It is usually
in the kernel. Fork
is the primary...
- The resource fork
is a fork
of a file on Apple's cl****ic Mac OS operating
was also carried
over to the modern macOS
- A forklift
lift truck, jitney, fork
hoist, and forklift
truck) is a powered industrial truck
used to lift and move materials
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