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Meaning of BRANCHING

Pronunciation:  br'anching

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of branching out or dividing into branches
  2. [adj]  resembling the branches of a tree
  3. [adj]  having branches
 

BRANCHING is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: branched, branchy, divergent, diverging, fork, forking, ramate, ramification, ramose, ramous
 
 See Also: bifurcation, divarication, division, fibrillation, trifurcation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Branch"ing\, a.
    Furnished with branches; shooting our branches; extending in
    a branch or branches.
    
          Shaded with branching palm.              --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Branch"ing\, n.
    The act or state of separation into branches; division into
    branches; a division or branch.
    
          The sciences, with their numerous branchings. --L.
                                                   Watts.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arboreal, arborescence, arborescent, arboriform, arborization, bifidity, biforked, biforking, bifurcate, bifurcated, bifurcation, bipartition, bisected, bisection, bowery, branched, branching off, branchlike, branchy, by two, cleft, cloven, crotched, cutting in two, dendriform, dendritic, dichotomous, dichotomy, dimidiate, dimidiation, divarication, divided, division, foliaged, foliate, foliated, foliose, forked, forking, forklike, furcate, furcation, halved, halving, in half, leafy, leaved, leavy, pronged, ramate, ramification, ramified, ramose, ramous, riven, split, subdivision, treelike, treelikeness, tree-shaped, tridentlike, trifurcate, trifurcated, trifurcation, twiggy, V-shaped, Y-shaped
 

 

 

 

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