Meaning of RAMIFICATION in English
/ram'euh fi kay"sheuhn/ , n.
1. the act or process of ramifying.
2. a branch: ramifications of a nerve.
3. a related or derived subject, problem, etc.; outgrowth; consequence; implication: The new tax law proved to have many ramifications unforeseen by the lawmakers.
a. a structure formed of branches.
b. a configuration of branching parts.
[ 1670-80; ramificat ( us ) (ptp. of ramificare to RAMIFY) + MF -ion -ION ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012