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  1. forks

    In cutlery or kitchenware, a fork (from Latin: furca 'pitchfork') is a utensil, now usually made of metal, whose long handle terminates in a head that branches into several narrow and often slightly curved tines with which one can spear foods either to hold them to cut with a knife or to lift them to the mouth.


  1. Forks

    Forks is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. The population was 3,532 at the 2010 census. The population was 3,545 at 2012 Estimate from Office of Financial Management. It is named after the forks in the nearby Quillayute, Bogachiel, Calawah, and Sol Duc rivers. For many years, the city's economy was fueled by the local timber industry. With recent declines in the industry, Forks has had to rely on the nearby Clallam Bay Corrections Center and Olympic Corrections Center as a source of jobs. Forks is a popular destination for sport fishers who fish for salmon and rainbow trout in nearby rivers. It is also supported by visitors to Olympic National Park. The city has gained popularity for being a key setting in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series.


  1. Forks

    Trichoptera; forks of veins in apical part of wing, numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FORKS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Forks is ranked #110825 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Forks surname appeared 159 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Forks.

    47.1% or 75 total occurrences were White.
    40.8% or 65 total occurrences were Black.
    11.3% or 18 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forks in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of forks in a Sentence

  1. Sujatha Bergen:

    Whether we realize it or not, Americans have been fighting greenhouse gas emissions with their forks.

  2. Keith Dorsey:

    I actually took all the dishes out, there's only one pan and one pot, and a few knives and forks and plates, because if they have unlimited stuff, they have an unlimited number of dirty dishes. But if it's limited, they wash it.

  3. Arnold Kamler:

    We want to do more here. We want to make the frames, we want to make the forks, we want to make our handle bars, we want this to be a real Made-in-the-USA product, not an assembled in the USA product, but we're on hold for any future investment and future hiring until the trade war is settled.

  4. Robert Flaherty:

    [ It’s ] a mix of the high food, which is a lot more refined — maybe White Gold Butchers do have forks and knives — and other things are things you will be eating with your hands.

  5. George Carlin:

    I thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks so I wondered, what do Chinese mothers use? Toothpicks?

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    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
    A jejune
    B bibulous
    C usurious
    D currish

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