[syn: branching, ramification, fork, forking]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fork \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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the place where something divides into branches [syn:
2: the act of branching out or dividing into branches [syn:
branching, ramification, fork, forking]