Meaning of FORK in English

vi to shoot into blades, as corn.

2. fork ·noun the gibbet.

3. fork ·vi to divide into two or more branches; as, a road, a tree, or a stream forks.

4. fork ·vt to raise, or pitch with a fork, as hay; to dig or turn over with a fork, as the soil.

5. fork ·noun anything furcate or like a fork in shape, or furcate at the extremity; as, a tuning fork.

6. fork ·noun the place where a division or a union occurs; the angle or opening between two branches or limbs; as, the fork of a river, a tree, or a road.

7. fork ·noun one of the parts into which anything is furcated or divided; a prong; a branch of a stream, a road, ·etc.; a barbed point, as of an arrow.

8. fork ·noun an instrument consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are usually of metal, parallel and slightly curved;

— used from piercing, holding, taking up, or pitching anything.

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