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Princeton's WordNet

  1. branching, ramification, fork, forking(adj)

    the act of branching out or dividing into branches

  2. branched, branching, ramose, ramous, ramate(adj)

    having branches

  3. branching(adj)

    resembling the branches of a tree


  1. branching(Noun)

    A process of forming a branch.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Branching

    of Branch

  2. Branching(adj)

    furnished with branches; shooting our branches; extending in a branch or branches

  3. Branching(noun)

    the act or state of separation into branches; division into branches; a division or branch


  1. Branching

    In linguistics, branching refers to the shape of the parse trees that represent the structure of sentences. Parse trees that grow downward as speech and processing proceeds left to right are right-branching, whereas parse trees that grow upwards as speech and processing proceeds left to right are left-branching. Taking a top-down perspective, parse trees that grow down and to the right are right-branching, and parse trees that grow down and to the left are left-branching. The direction of branching is a reflex of the position of heads in phrases, and in this regard, right-branching structures are head-initial, whereas left-branching structures are head-final. English has both right-branching and left-branching structures, although it is more right-branching than left-branching. Other languages such as Japanese and Turkish are strongly left-branching.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of branching in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of branching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of branching in a Sentence

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    A fine watch can signify an achievement, like branching out on your own, graduating university, or getting your first job, it can mark a new stage in your life.

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