What does forked mean?

Definitions for forked
fɔrkt, ˈfɔr kɪdforked

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bifurcate, biramous, branched, forked, fork-like, forficate, pronged, prongy(adj)

    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"

  2. double, forked(adj)

    having two meanings with intent to deceive

    "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue"

Wiktionary

  1. forked(Adjective)

    That splits into two or more directions, or parts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forked

    of Fork

  2. Forked(adj)

    formed into a forklike shape; having a fork; dividing into two or more prongs or branches; furcated; bifurcated; zigzag; as, the forked lighting

  3. Forked(adj)

    having a double meaning; ambiguous; equivocal

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. forked

    1. [common after 1997, esp. in the Linux community] An open-source software project is said to have forked or be forked when the project group fissions into two or more parts pursuing separate lines of development (or, less commonly, when a third party unconnected to the project group begins its own line of development). Forking is considered a Bad Thing — not merely because it implies a lot of wasted effort in the future, but because forks tend to be accompanied by a great deal of strife and acrimony between the successor groups over issues of legitimacy, succession, and design direction. There is serious social pressure against forking. As a result, major forks (such as the Gnu-Emacs/XEmacs split, the fissionings of the 386BSD group into three daughter projects, and the short-lived GCC/EGCS split) are rare enough that they are remembered individually in hacker folklore. 2. [Unix; uncommon; prob.: influenced by a mainstream expletive] Terminally slow, or dead. Originated when one system was slowed to a snail's pace by an inadvertent fork bomb.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forked in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of forked in a Sentence

  1. Franz Thalhammer:

    A dirndl is something nice, it can make almost anyone pretty. But some of the dresses you see these days are crazy, you go in a tent and it's full of paralytic Australians and Italians and they've forked out €250 ($290) for a complete Bavarian outfit and think they're Bavarians. It's as if I'd walk around half-naked and say I'm Australian.

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