Definitions for bifurcate
ˈbaɪ fərˌkeɪt, baɪˈfɜr keɪt; -kɪtbi·fur·cate
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bifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongyverb
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"
split or divide into two
divide into two branches
"The road bifurcated"
Divided or forked into two; bifurcated.
To divide or fork into two channels or branches.
Etymology: Based on bifurcatus.
Bifurcate, as a verb, means to divide into two branches or forks. It can also refer to a point or situation where a decision between two different or mutually exclusive options must be made. As an adjective, bifurcate describes something that is divided into two branches or forks.
alt. of Bifurcated
to divide into two branches
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bī-fur′kāt, Bifurcated, bī-fur′kāt-ed, adj. two-forked; having two prongs or branches.—n. Bifurcā′tion, a forking or division into two branches. [L. bifurcus—bi-, bis, twice, furca, a fork.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A river is said to bifurcate, or to form a fork, when it divides into two distinct branches, as at the heads of deltas and in fluvial basins.
divided, not over half its length, into two dull points; forked.
The numerical value of bifurcate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bifurcate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
His major concerns were, will it be available to everyone, or is it going to further bifurcate the haves and the have-not's?
You really have to bifurcate between the largely apparel retailers and hard-goods retailers.
I actually defend Warnock's infusion of faith in his own politics, because I find the bifurcation --- the desire to bifurcate faith from any kind of political dialogue --- basically impractical. The reality is that worldview is inextricably intertwined with people's political positions and opinions.
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