Definition of fork. Meaning of fork. Synonyms of fork

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Definition of fork

fork
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.
Fork
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.
Fork
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- results in replication forks growing bi-directionally from the origin. A number of proteins are ****ociated with the replication fork to help in the initiation...
- In software engineering, a project fork happens when developers take a copy of source code from one software package and start independent development...
- 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...
- Bitcoin forks are defined variantly as changes in the protocol of the bitcoin network or as the situations that occur "when two or more blocks have the...
- workalikes, fork is an operation whereby a process creates a copy of itself. It is usually a system call, implemented in the kernel. Fork is the primary...
- 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 forklift (also called lift truck, jitney, fork truck, fork hoist, and forklift truck) is a powered industrial truck used to lift and move materials over...
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