Free Dictionary

Free Dictionary

Home ×
Link Link Link Link

Search Result for "branched": 
Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches;
- Example: "the biramous appendages of an arthropod"
- Example: "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects"
- Example: "a forked river"
- Example: "a forked tail"
- Example: "forked lightning"
- Example: "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots"
[syn: bifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy]

2. having branches;
[syn: branched, branching, ramose, ramous, ramate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

branched \branched\ adj. 1. resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches; as, long branched hairs on its legs, on which pollen collects. Syn: bifurcate, biramous, forked, pronged, prongy. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as branching, a.. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Branch \Branch\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Branched; p. pr. & vb. n. Branching.] 1. To shoot or spread in branches; to separate into branches; to ramify. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide into separate parts or subdivision. [1913 Webster] To branch off, to form a branch or a separate part; to diverge. To branch out, to speak diffusively; to extend one's discourse to other topics than the main one; also, to enlarge the scope of one's business, etc. [1913 Webster] To branch out into a long disputation. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

branched adj 1: resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches; "the biramous appendages of an arthropod"; "long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects"; "a forked river"; "a forked tail"; "forked lightning"; "horseradish grown in poor soil may develop prongy roots" [syn: bifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy] 2: having branches [syn: branched, branching, ramose, ramous, ramate]